We live in an age when pizza gets to your home before the police.
No man, not even a doctor, ever gives any other definition of what a nurse should be other than this – “devoted and obedient.” This definition would do just as well for a porter. It might even do for a horse. It would not do for a policeman.
The greatest guarantee against the emergence of a police state in this society is the presence of a strong, respected, just police force.
One of the fondest expressions around is that we (United States) can’t be the world’s policeman. But guess who gets called when suddenly someone needs a cop?
Anarchism is a game at which the police can beat you.
Operator! Give me the number for 911. (Homer Simpson)
Most middle-class whites have no idea what it feels like to be subjected to police who are routinely suspicious, rude, belligerent, and brutal.
We have to have armies! We have to have military power! We have to have police forces, whether it’s police in a great city or police in an international scale to keep those madmen from taking over the world and robbing the world of its liberties.
One time a cop pulled me over for running a stop sign. He said, “Didn’t you see the stop sign?” I said, “Yeah, but I don’t believe everything I read.”
When I found the skull in the woods, the first thing I did was call the police. But then I got curious about it. I picked it up, and started wondering who this person was, and why he had deer horns.