Quotes About Law Enforcement

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It's about time law enforcement got as organized as organized crime.  ~ Rudolph Giuliani

Every society gets the kind of criminal it deserves. What is equally true is that every community gets the kind of law enforcement it insists on.  ~
Robert Kennedy

We cannot expect people to have respect for law and order until we teach respect to those we have entrusted to enforce those laws.  ~ Hunter S. Thompson

We live in a stage of politics, where legislators seem to regard the passage of laws as much more important than the results of their enforcement.  ~ William Howard Taft

There is plenty of law at the end of a nightstick.  ~ Grover Whalen

We don't give our criminals much punishment, but we sure give 'em plenty of publicity.  ~ Will Rogers

I'm not against the police; I'm just afraid of them.  ~ Alfred Hitchcock

Justice may be blind, but she has very sophisticated listening devices.  ~ Edgar Argo

No amount of law enforcement can solve a problem that goes back to the family.  ~ J. Edgar Hoover

I sometimes wish that people would put a little more emphasis upon the observance of the law than they do upon its enforcement.  ~ Calvin Coolidge

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.  ~ Ambrose Redmoon

Marriage: A friendship recognized by the police.  ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

In England, if you commit a crime, the police don't have a gun and you don't have a gun. If you commit a crime, the police will say "Stop, or I'll say stop again.  ~ Robin Williams

I've never had a problem with drugs. I've had problems with the police.  ~ Keith Richards

When you have police officers who abuse citizens, you erode public confidence in law enforcement. That makes the job of good police officers unsafe.  ~ Mary Frances Berry

Most middle-class whites have no idea what it feels like to be subjected to police who are routinely suspicious, rude, belligerent, and brutal.  ~ Benjamin Spock

To insure the adoration of a theorem for any length of time, faith is not enough, a police force is needed as well.  ~ Albert Camus

The United States is the greatest law factory the world has ever known.   ~ Charles Evans Hughes

It ain't no sin if you crack a few laws now and then, just so long as you don't break any.  ~ Mae West

A recent police study found that you're much more likely to get shot by a fat cop if you run.  ~ Dennis Miller

We don't seem to be able to check crime, so why not legalize it and then tax it out of business?  ~ Will Rogers

The police are not here to create disorder, they're here to preserve disorder.  ~ Richard J. Daley

The United States is a nation of laws, badly written and randomly enforced.  ~ Frank Zappa

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