The cartel of peacekeeping run by police departments is under threat from the same nonsystems that are tearing apart the hotel, taxi, newspaper and music industries. That is the smartphone app. In the case of police, developers are working on the Peacekeeper app that lets people call other people in the peacekeeper network if they need assistance in the event of crime or threats of crime. Cops centralize the peacekeeping function, the app decentralizes it. City government runs a military law enforcement department called police. It is time to consider how society, with the aid of technology, can start considering abolition of these tough-guy outfits that may be proving themselves more dangerous to members of the public than perpetrators of private crime (such as burglars, thiefs, robbers and murderers). 2 minutes.
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