[lbo-talk] Do Police Provide a Needed Service?
cbcox at ilstu.edu
Tue Aug 29 15:48:39 PDT 2017
"Police are needed in a class society, to protect property. Obviously. But class society also spawns violence, which the state needs to keep under control." Bill Bartlett
That violence would be _less_ without police departments. There is _no_ evidence that police in any way prevent violence, though it is obvious they often _cause_ violence.
Seriously: Consider the question of family violence.
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