By Eric Peters
That we have a Cop Problem is obvious. How to fix it, not so much.
The problem – a chunk of it, at any rate – derives from an overweening postmodern concern for the “safety” of cops to the detriment of those they (ahem) serve. Plus what’s known in the lawyer game as qualified or (worse) sovereign immunity. It means they get away with doing things that would ruin ordinary people who did exactly the same things.
It’s a crazy idea.
If, that is, you don’t want to end up with a Cop Problem.
Take any group of people and make it known that even when they do something criminal, they will be held less responsible for the doing of it – and what do you suppose is likely to happen?
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