"An avidity to punish is always dangerous to liberty.  It leads men to stretch, to misintrepret, and to misapply even the best of laws.  He that would make his own liberty secure must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates his duty, he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself."

 

- Thomas Paine

 
Patriotic Cops Truly Do Serve and Protect

 Hats off to Nashville Police Chief, Steve Anderson, who has trained his police to be professional enough to not lie about having a warrant in order to violently intrude upon the private property of an American citizen.  Well done Chief Anderson!

While there is a crisis in police culture which is eroding American freedom, some police officers are noble defenders of liberty.  These officers respect the civil liberties of citizens and harness physical and moral courage to ensure public safety through the utmost professionalism in stressful situations.  These officers protect liberty because they understand and value it.  They are the warrior scholars of law enforcement and they have our utmost respect and our sincere gratitude.

While we tackle the very real and very serious problem of police abuse culture, let's not demonize a class of people.  Let's remember they are people just like us.  That means they deserve our understanding, and our sympathy.  More importantly, in the realm of public service, it means they demand our honest judgment and they require accountability.

We fervently invite all to share stories and videos of patriotic cops on our Facebook page and to honor these public servant role models.

 
Patriotic Cops Police Themselves

Though much too rare, there are police officers, departments, and police chiefs that are on the job and who remove cops when they demonstrate they are not worthy of the badge.  Sometimes they prevent death with their insightful and proactive action.  The key to eliminating bad cops is for good cops to take a stand and honor their oaths.  As concerned citizens we can help them with that process.

 

Cops Fired for Unprofessional Conduct