CDZ Just what do you expect out of Cops?

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    Very little.

    I at least expect them to follow the law and attempt to enforce it. Every interaction I have ever had with the police has let me down in that regard.
     
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    In all my years, I met one bad cop. That was when I was 17 years old. Other than that, I have lived in towns where there are no cops..just sheriffs. And every one of them were good ones. Lucky me.
     
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    I think of the job of police officer as a profession, not a trade or hobby. Thus, of cops I expect:
    • Markedly higher and routinely exhibited levels of integrity than is typical of the "average" adult individual
    • Greater aptitude for and unfailing (while on the job or acting in a law enforcement role even when off duty) rigorous exercise of sound judgment
    • In depth, though not clinical-grade, knowledge of human psychology
    • In depth, though not attorney-grade, knowledge of the law
    • An inquiring mind
    Anything less than that is, at most, what I expect of a "night watchman," not a sworn officer of the law.
     

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