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Originally posted by Praetorius
reply to post by thisguyrighthere
Disgusting. For 'the land of the free and the home of the brave', it seems to me like police are the most terrified group of people out there, yet also the most willing to exercise excessive authority and demands. You'd figure their ongoing militarization would make better men of them?
Recent studies determined that the average IQ for law enforcement nationwide is at the critical side of low.
IQ average (90) For Law Enforcement
The average Wonderlic score nationally for police officers is 21 to 22, the equivalent of an IQ of 104, or just a little above average.
National spokesperson William (Bill) Lowery stated that the reasons are clear. It has nothing to do with the very low wages. It's all about the position of power. We seem to attract the people that need to feel superior to the average citizen. source