Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Origins of the police

Origins of the police:
In England and the United States, the police were invented within the space of just a few decades—roughly from 1825 to 1855.

The new institution was not a response to an increase in crime, and it really didn’t lead to new methods for dealing with crime. . . . The authorities created the police in response to large, defiant crowds. That’s [strikes, riots, and slave insurrections]. So the police are a response to crowds, not to crime.

1 comment:

  1. Yes. I've said in many places that the cops are not here for OUR protection as that is impossible. They are here to Protect & Serve THE STATUS QUO Society's structure and to maintain it. That is why the killing and abuse of Blacks is not really a police problem but a social problem, racism is still too wide spread and ingrained into the society as much as they like to say otherwise. When racism is really solved in society then it will be solved in the police.
    This same activity is found every where...in the isLame controlled areas the police enforce the social rules not what is right/wrong.


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