How to reduce
the number of innocents
police in America.
A - Remove their
privilege of qualified immunity. No one should be above the law or
be given a de facto "license to kill."
B - Any policeman
who causes a death or injury to another (whether on duty or not) must be
compelled to give a sworn statement (recorded on video) within one hour
of the incident and be immediately tested for steroids, drugs and alcohol.
Justice is never served by allowing a cop weeks to prepare a statement.
Steroid use is common in some departments, especially SWAT units.
Anabolic steroids have
been shown to cause “irritability, rage, aggression, violence, uncontrolled
high energy (mania), false beliefs (delusions), and addiction.”
C - A very wise
Roman wrote, "the more corrupt a republic, the more numerous its laws."
We have far too many codes, laws, regulations, and statutes. As a
consequence, with only 5% of the world's population, the U.S. holds 25%
of the world's prisoners. With fewer laws to enfotce, there would
be fewer citizen-police interactions.