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What Will Replace the Police?
Ten Historical Examples

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Posted By: Magnante, 8/25/2020 10:06:02 AM

The future of local police departments has become a top election issue. Rasmussen released recent polls showing that Americans pay close attention to debates about law and order. For instance, 50% of likely voters want to see harder crackdowns on urban unrest, while only 38% support continuing protests in cities. Overall, 72% are concerned about recent reports of urban violence. Over 60% of Americans said their feelings about the protests will have an effect on their November voting.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: mc squared 8/25/2020 10:33:01 AM (No. 520280)
FTA: ...while only 38% support continuing protests in cities. ONLY? That's over a third of our population who want our cities (and us) to burn. I don't see this ending peacefully.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: earlybird 8/25/2020 10:48:21 AM (No. 520302)
Suicidal social workers.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Maggie2u 8/25/2020 10:49:54 AM (No. 520304)
Another organization Mr. Lopez should have had on his list are Home Owners Association.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: JubilationTCornpone 8/25/2020 10:53:39 AM (No. 520311)
Nancy Pelosi calmed Pres. Trump and his supporters “Enemies of the State.@ where have we heard that term before? Soviet Russia. Communist China. North Korea. Iran. Just think what they have in store for us should the Democrats take control this time.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Foont 8/25/2020 11:03:23 AM (No. 520326)
What will replace the police will be some form of "security force" employed by, and entirely beholden to, the political power wielder(s) holding positions of authority at the time of the dissolution of the local departments. In other words, Lori Lightfoot, Gavin Newsome and their ilk will head up the law enforcement in addition to leading whatever body writes and enacts the laws where they hold sway. The policing will be openly political and aimed more at repressing dissent than protecting the citizenry from actual criminals.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Toby Ten Bears 8/25/2020 11:18:47 AM (No. 520350)
2nd Amendment... That's what!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: DVC 8/25/2020 11:23:53 AM (No. 520358)
Committees of Vigilance were the western substitute for police, courts and judges. People will not let there be NO resistance to criminals as a permanent situation. For a relatively recent example, refer to Ken McElroy in Skidmore, Missouri in about 1985. That small town is about 100 miles north of where I live. People will not let criminals run rampant, harming people and committing crimes in their community if the police and legal system won't do anything about it, The People will, eventually.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: reefdiver 8/25/2020 11:57:21 AM (No. 520402)
No police? Warlords take over.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: singermom9 8/25/2020 12:05:25 PM (No. 520411)
Can't wait til the social workers go out instead of the police and get beat up or hurt.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: worried 8/25/2020 12:21:06 PM (No. 520434)
I don't quite understand these figures. 72% are concerned about the violence, but 38% support it. That adds up to 110% in my book, but then I am of the old school of math, wherein 2+2 = 4. Or is it like those transgenders, who want to have it both ways? Or are those extra 10 per centers concerned there isn't enough violence and are included in both groups?
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Reply 11 - Posted by: oldmagnolia 8/25/2020 12:46:22 PM (No. 520467)
If the rats win, the police will be replaced by the SS.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: NYbob 8/25/2020 12:53:18 PM (No. 520475)
#7, I read about that before, but did a search and found two things new to me. One he was shot with a high powered rifle, which implies maybe a sniper. That is something McElroy did not deserve. IF anyone rated a mob a bucket and a tree it was that criminal. A perfect example of a broken American justice system, filled with worthless lawyers like the one resident of Skidmore who claimed the town got away with murder, his lawyer. The psychopath was enabled and protected from earlier justice, by this guy -
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Reply 13 - Posted by: RuckusTom 8/25/2020 1:06:29 PM (No. 520488)
See ancient Rome and gangs. Gangs maintained security and kicked back to politicians providing money and votes while running everything. Kind of like unions or the mafia.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: DVC 8/25/2020 1:10:27 PM (No. 520496)
#12, not any kind of a sniper, if you mean shot from a distance with stealth. It was up close, dozens of witnesses know exactly who did it, I am sure. The town was having a meeting in a local tavern about 'what to do about McElroy' after decades of beating, robbing and shooting people and getting away with it. McElroy heard about the meeting, and decided to do his normal thing, show up and intimidate people, and he had shot people who threatened to testify against him in the past. Gut shot a farmer and left him dying in a ditch, but he was found and saved. A friend of McElroy said he was in the next county, and he even got off on that one. McElroy and his girlfriend pulled up into the parking lot, stayed in the PU. Someone relayed that he was there to the folks inside and they came out. About 30-50 people surrounded the PU and there was some talk. Two rifle barrels poked out from the crowd, apparently one into each window and two shots were fired at a range of no more than a few feet. The guns instantly "disappeared" and "nobody saw a thing". Despite massive police, and IIRC, state police and (maybe, not certain) FBI presence and investigation the story was always, "I never saw who did it". To this day, McElroy is dead, and nobody has said a word publicly. The girl friend says that she could see the rifle muzzle, but not who held it, in the tightly packed crowd. IIRC one rifle was a .22 rimfire and one was a "high powered rifle", which is basically any deer rifle. IMO, McElroy got a trial with a jury of 40 or 50, any of which could have 'blown the cover' at any time after, including now, but clearly they are all happy with their choice. Folks will only put up with so much violence before the put an end to it. The police, prosecutors and judges need to dispense real justice, which people know when they see it. If not, things will get settled in the old, irregular way. We really don't want to do that.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: udanja99 8/25/2020 2:20:32 PM (No. 520571)
Remember 0bama’s “civilian security force, just as powerful, just as strong, just as well funded as the military”?
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Reply 16 - Posted by: heartlandconservative 8/25/2020 3:16:42 PM (No. 520615)
Article 1 section 8 clauses 15 & 16, ( Constitution for the United States of America), Problem solved.
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