[lbo-talk] Do Police Provide a Needed Service?

Cox, Carrol 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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