"Back in 1999, a Federal judge dismissed a lawsuit by a police applicant who was barred from the New London, Connecticut police force. The reason for the disqualification was literally because he had scored “too high” on an intelligence test. The department made it clear, they didn’t want the bottom of the barrel in terms of intelligence, but they didn’t want anyone “too smart” either."
Police Officially Refuse To Hire Applicants With High IQ Scores : Political Blind Spot
Plus, perhaps you should read what I said. I said "should". For the most part, this is their job despite not being able to protect everyone.
You cannot show that what you want is likely to be a better system for everyone, particularly the poorest people. Police action would be based on ability to pay for it, which is a horrible system of justice. We would have so many cases of people getting framed or paid off or setup. And forget people's rights. They wouldn't care.
"A woman is like a teabag, you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water." - Eleanor Roosevelt
Keep your religion out of other people's marriages.
Detroit is one of the poorest and most violence cities in America. Yet, they have two of the most cost-effective private "police" forces in the nation. Threat Management Center and Detroit 300.
If the law does not extend the media any special permission, then the police were right to fire on them as they cleared the streets.
"God is the name by which I designate all things which cross my path violently and recklessly, all things which alter my plans and intentions, and change the course of my life, for better or for worse."
-C G Jung