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    Should the police be under federal control instead of local control?

    Should the police be under federal control instead of local control? If you remember correctly President Obama wanted a national civilian force as powerful as the military and recently the race parasite Al Sharpton said we should nationalize our police.

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    I say no.Control should always be local and seeing how the federal government refuses to adequately secure our borders why on earth would anyone trust the federal government to handle policing?
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    Re: Should the police be under federal control instead of local control?

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    Should the police be under federal control instead of local control? If you remember correctly President Obama wanted a national civilian force as powerful as the military and recently the race parasite Al Sharpton said we should nationalize our police.

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    I say no.Control should always be local and seeing how the federal government refuses to adequately secure our borders why on earth would anyone trust the federal government to handle policing?
    You would be correct. The last thing we need is "government police".
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    Re: Should the police be under federal control instead of local control?

    Not only no, but hell no.

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    Re: Should the police be under federal control instead of local control?

    Quote Originally Posted by azgreg View Post
    Not only no, but hell no.
    I'll see your hell no and raise it with a **** no.
    I think if Thomas Jefferson were looking down, the author of the Bill of Rights, on whats being proposed here, hed agree with it. He would agree that the First Amendment cannot be absolute. - Chuck Schumer (D). Yet, Madison and Mason wrote the Bill of Rights, according to Sheila Jackson Lee, 400 years ago. Yup, it's a fact.


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    Re: Should the police be under federal control instead of local control?

    Absolutely not, the last thing we need is more federalization of power. Handing over the police to the US government would mark the end of civil liberties, and the conclusion of our movement to a Police State.
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    Re: Should the police be under federal control instead of local control?

    This is one of those issues I firmly disagree with Pres. Obama over. What would be the point of having a civilian national police force when we already have a very strong and agile military?

    If the idea was to strengthen our domestic police presence so that local forces could be as well trained and equipped as our military in the event of a domestic invasion, then I could see it. I could even see his reasoning in recruiting more FBI/CIA/DEA agents to work abroad. That would even makes some sense (to me). But if his thinking was to be able to pull "troops" from local police forces and integrate them into ground forces abroad, then what's the point of having the National Guard?

    Bottom Line: We don't need a police state and doing as then candidate Obama suggested very possibly could have someday led to that.
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    Re: Should the police be under federal control instead of local control?

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    Should the police be under federal control instead of local control? If you remember correctly President Obama wanted a national civilian force as powerful as the military and recently the race parasite Al Sharpton said we should nationalize our police.

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    I say no.Control should always be local and seeing how the federal government refuses to adequately secure our borders why on earth would anyone trust the federal government to handle policing?
    While you and I strongly disagree on almost everything - basically because I'm right and you're wrong, of course - I don't want to see federal control of all police forces nationwide. While there would be some benefits of doing so - most especially, a decrease in corruption - I think the loss of local determination would present a long-term problem that would outweigh the benefits of federal control of police.
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    Re: Should the police be under federal control instead of local control?

    Quote Originally Posted by jet57 View Post
    You would be correct. The last thing we need is "government police".
    Wont matter. We already have the FBI.

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    Re: Should the police be under federal control instead of local control?

    Absolutely not. God help us.

    Just look at the job our government has made of our border security or the war on drugs. Look at the job they have done balancing the budget.

    If anything it is our federal government that needs policing.

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    Re: Should the police be under federal control instead of local control?

    Yes.

    Local police have no oversight. They're completely corrupt and petty.

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