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Then factor in budget cuts and hiring freezes and there are simply not enough police in relation to the population in a lot of places.
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They can pass laws limiting our ability to protect ourselves.
They have no responsibility to protect us though. The courts have ruled that way.
Sad, isn't it?
Also just fyi when I am patrolling I am responsible for an area that consists of over 10,000 people and almost 10 square miles of land, businesses, and houses. I can not be in multiple places.