Cops’ imaginary fears send addicts to real jail

A ‘thin blue line’ flag but instead of a blue line, you can see the top of a greasy pepperoni pizza.Image: Zack Middleton (modified) CC BY-SA 2.0

Despite what you may have heard, cops have a relatively safe job. Cops are injured and killed with less frequency than roofers, truckers, fishermen, and pizza-delivery people. Cops are basically armed bureaucrats and their primary role is to file reports about crimes, not intervene in dangerous situations.



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