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A black, a Puerto Rican and a Mexican are in a car. Who's driving? The police. -- Muhammad Ali
Cops, I've learned, are like vampires; they can't come in unless you invite them. -- Jessica Warman
Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces (Balko, Radley) -- Anonymous
I know the police cause you trouble They cause trouble everywhere But when you die and go to heaven You find no policeman there -- Woody Guthrie
I have some cops in my family. I understand the predicament that they're in. Sometimes they go into it just to pay the bills or because they don't have other choices, or sometimes they just want to get the gun. -- Wesley Snipes
Law enforcement: a case of good men doing bad chores. -- Stephen King
Where was the police? Where was anybody? -- Charlie Leduff
Imagine living in a country where the cops are all people who're cut out for the job. -- Michael Dibdin
That's when I realized the police were not who I thought they were. They were men first, police second. -- Trevor Noah
What the police in their ignorance have not figured out is that they have lost all credibility since World War II. They are sort of parasites on the fringe of society and do no particular good for anyone except possibly themselves. -- Gore Vidal
When the culture of police departments is sometimes infused with bias or preconceived ideas against certain groups, there needs to be reform and retraining throughout. And unfortunately, we cannot rely on local departments to police themselves; we need intervention from the top. -- Al Sharpton
Cops are good at keeping secrets. -- J.d. Robb
Policemen, like red squirrels, must be protected. -- Joe Orton
The police are the public and the public are the police; the police being only members of the public who are paid to give full time attention to duties which are incumbent on every citizen in the interests of community welfare and existence. -- Robert Peel
I'm super-obsessed with law enforcement. I'm what you'd call a 'cop fan.' -- Pauley Perrette
THE POLICEMAN: I'm a policeman. I'm paid by those in charge to combat dissatisfaction. -- Bertolt Brecht
Take care of my cop. -- J.d. Robb
The police must obey the law while enforcing the law. -- Earl Warren
A policeman's lot is not a happy one -- W.s. Gilbert
Cops aren't heroes, Peabody. We just do the job. -- J.d. Robb
Cops, more than firefighters, EMTs or other public safety employees, almost always get the first glance of the human condition at the worst, most lethal moments; nobody calls a cop with good news. -- Mike Barnicle
I've never been a morning person, and if it's one thing I don't need before my first cup of coffee, it's a visit from the cops. But at eight forty-five on a Friday morning, two of them waited for me at my law office. -- Debbi Mack
Society questions the police and their methods, and the police say, Do you want the criminals off the street or not? -- Kurt Russell
Changing entrenched systems is daunting; the odds against reshaping the nation's police forces are high. But there are few things more important than making sure their profession is the brave, honorable service it should be. We have to do it, or watch our communities and our democracy disintegrate. -- Ann Medlock
Blue uniforms are real. Cops are a social fiction -- Robert Anton Wilson
Who ever said police work was supposed to be fun? -- Henning Mankell
You're a cop aren't you?
A private detective.
Isn't that the same thing?
The cops guarantee order. All I do is uncover disorder. -- Manuel Vazquez Montalban
Police," I say.
"Let's see your badge."
"I'm undercover. And I'm going to need that as evidence."
She hands me the spiff. I take a drag. "Yep, it's the real deal. You're busted. -- Mark Mills
I come from a family of cops, and all of them share that understanding that they put their lives on the line. -- Ryan Reynolds
Sometimes criminals work and for cops and criminals have favourite cops... (Person of Interest) -- Deyth Banger
One policeman may be a friend, but two are the Law. -- Margery Allingham
Few ground rules: If you've killed someone, I'm calling the cops. If you are dealing drugs, I'm calling the cops. If you are wanting me to buy Girl Scout cookies, I'm calling the cops. Anything else, I'll help you with. -- J.c. Nelson
I grew up in a family of firemen and cops. -- Bonnie Somerville
There's a lot of common ground between criminals and cops. Both savor power, thrills, control. The good cops know they're only a step or two away from the crooks they're arresting. -- Nanci Rathbun
Right now there's a pair of bad cops on their way out here to shoot me."
"You don't know that."
"Yeah, you're right," Stranahan said. "They're probably just collecting Toys for Tots. Now go. -- Carl Hiaasen
you people's departments -- David Weber
What police officer would dare ticket Death's minivan? -- Augusten Burroughs
Cop families have guns in their houses. -- Amy Carlson
You keep looking around for who's in fucking charge, and there's just nobody like that at all. The cops just ride their horses back and forth through the park, up and down Fifth Avenue. Who the hell's angry on Fifth Avenue, that's what I want to know. -- Steve Erickson
I'm not a cop. I'm just a tattoo artist. I'm just a guy who used to be in love with a girl. I'm just a fool who's been fooled too many times before. I'm just a man who's finally getting his revenge. -- Karina Halle
Breitenau." The first policeman -- Anthony Doerr
A heavily armed nation prone to violence finds it only reasonable to give law officers weapons and the authority to use them. In the United States, only a cop has the right to kill as an act of personal deliberation and action. To -- David Simon
Nobody loves a policeman until he needs one. -- Will Durant
Unfortunately, honesty hasn't always been a part of the job description for the police force, especially when dealing with our people. Today I must appeal to their sense of integrity, because we need the Mobile Police Department. Before we can do our job, they've got to do theirs... -- Ravi Howard
A really good uniformed cop has tremendous people skills, and they learn how to read people. -- Titus Welliver
When seconds count, the cops are just minutes away. -- Clint Smith
When I was small your grandmother used to say that if you become a police officer, you can't choose who to protect. You have to try to protect everyone. -- Fredrik Backman
workers with children).1 Crime travels hand -- Scott Martelle
Where there are policemen there's crime, sergeant, remember that. -- Terry Pratchett
Let me be clear about this. I don't have a drug problem. I have a police problem. -- Keith Richards
They're all the same
the cop, the criminal, the defense, the prosecutor
they all share a fundamental belief in the malleability of truth -- Louise Erdrich
My sister the booty police. -- Victoria Laurie
The police cannot be considered simply the custodians of the legal order, but must be seen as the guardians of the social order as well. That they defend it wearing blue uniforms rather than white sheets is a matter of only minor importance. -- Kristian Williams
Suddenly, police departments were capable of increasing the size of their budgets, quite substantially, simply by taking the cash, cars, and homes of people suspected of drug use or sales. -- Michelle Alexander
A vague uneasiness: the police. It's like when you suddenly understand you have to undress in front of the doctor. -- Ugo Betti
What do we want? Dead cops. When do we want it? Now. -- Al Sharpton
School is the cheapest police. -- Horace Mann
Policemen are numbered in case they get lost. -- Spike Milligan
It's a lot of crooked cops out there. They manipulate the system. -- Ludacris
What you do as a policeman might be the right thing to do, but it's not entertaining. I left that behind me. -- Dennis Farina
When you grow up in a city like Boston, where I grew up, a lot of kids became criminals or cops. I never really had a bad take on cops other than I hate when there's one behind me on the highway. -- Donnie Wahlberg
Police thrillers are so widely read and police dramas so commonplace on television that many people think they have a good understanding of what a cop's world is like. But in truth that world is seldom revealed with anything approaching verisimilitude. We get it with The Wagon. -- Daniel Horan
Do not think us as traffic cops, or even driving instructors. Think of us instead as your onboard navigation system, available day or night, a friendly voice to turn to whenever you look up, lost and afraid, and think How the fuck did I end up here? -- Howard Mittelmark
The police are not entrusted with a mission which differentiates them from those they serve. Being unconcerned with ultimate purposes, they are inseparable from the persons and interests of their masters, and shine with their reflected glory. -- Claude Levi-Strauss
Only in a police state is the job of a policeman easy. -- Orson Welles
Please don't arrest me."
"Listen to me, I'm not going to arrest you, ok? I'm not a cop."
"Are you sure?"
"Am I sure I'm not a cop? yes, I'm sure."
"You could be undercover. -- Derek Landy
The thing is, I don't even hate cops. To tell you the truth, I actually feel a little sorry for them. -- Markus Zusak
Like journalists. The police have an extremely sick sense of humor, very guarded, very private, very male, which they need to survive on an everyday level. I don't think anyone has ever managed to tap that on the screen - it would actually be too shocking. -- Helen Mirren
I grew up listening to the Police, I grew up performing in bars, singing Police songs. -- Bruno Mars
Let's stop pretending we can arrest our way to safety and security. Despite all the fine work that policemen and women do, we have got to find other solutions to deter crime. -- Carrie P. Meek
Some people become cops because they want to make the world a better place. Some people become vandals because they want to make the world a better looking place. -- Banksy
Runners are bouncing up and down at the curb waiting for lights to change. Cops are in coffee shops dealing with bagel deficiencies. -- Thomas Pynchon
That's what everyone thinks
they think being a cop is about punishing people for doing wrong. But that's not true. You know it isn't. It's about believing in people, believing in the good. In the will of people to do what's right despite their own instincts. -- Scott Snyder
I've never been a cop nor hope to be a cop, thanks. -- Evan Hunter
There is not one single police officer in America that I am not afraid of and not one that I would trust to tell the truth or obey the laws they are sworn to uphold. I do not believe they protect me in any way. -- Henry Rollins
My main problem with cops is that they do what they're told. They say 'Sorry mate, I'm just doing my job' all the fucking time. -- Banksy
Revolt and revolution both wind up at the same crossroads: the police, or folly. -- Albert Camus
If you have a problem in mass society, you call the cops. The experts. You no longer have any operative connection with yourself or others, or with a functioning community. -- John Zerzan
Nothing escapes the vigilance of the New South Wales police; their reputation is known the world over. -- Joshua Slocum
ALL THOSE GOOD COPS
YALL LOVE BRINGING UP WHEN YOU SAY
NOT ALL COPS ARE BAD
SEEM TO NEVER BE AROUND WHEN THEIR COMRADES ARE KILLING INNOCENT PEOPLE -- Chris Rock
The police become necessary in human society
Only at that junction in human society
Where it is split between those who have and those who ain't got -- Omali Yeshitela
Where are the cops when you need them? (Nick)
Probably eating beignets. As the old saying goes, when seconds count, the police are just minutes away. (Caleb) -- Sherrilyn Kenyon
Maybe it's stress or anger or adrenaline or disillusionment or a bullying nature or simple fear of getting killed themselves, but there is a problem if a cop cannot tell the difference between a menacing gangster and the far more common person they encounter whose life is a little frayed and messy. -- David Horsey
Every single day, we have hundreds, if not thousands of police officers protecting the lives of not just New Yorkers, but the millions who come to New York City to work and to vacation. -- Vito Fossella
Only the police should have handguns. -- William J. Clinton
Police are inevitably corrupted ... Police always observe that criminals prosper. It takes a pretty dull policeman to miss the fact that the position of authority is the most prosperous criminal position available. -- Frank Herbert
About a year ago, an entire suburb in this man's jurisdiction turned from the police and erected a substitute agency. To all intents and purposes, several thousand people here have severed their relationship with the South African Police Service. He appears not to have noticed. -- Jonny Steinberg
Is there a war on cops? Is there a war on the Black man? Who is going to call a cease fire? -- Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
I'm afraid because some police are way out of control. My true feeling with police is this: If they do their job, there's no problem. -- Ice-T
A police force, wherever they are, is made up of amazing people, and I respect them a great deal. -- Nancy Mckeon
Did you hear about the toilet being stolen from the police station?
The cops have nothing to go on. -- Dave Barry
Government regulators are another name for police. -- James Cook
Understand, our police officers put their lives on the line for us every single day. They've got a tough job to do to maintain public safety and hold accountable those who break the law. -- Barack Obama
You got a cop under five feet tall, what if he's gotta plant evidence on a high shelf? What then? What if he's gotta chase a suspect onto a ride at Disneyland? -- Greg Giraldo
The police frequently do not enforce the rule of law. -- Steven Magee
In France they spend six months training policemen, then they give them a gun and put them on the streets, and I don't know that that's enough. The film's not against the police - although I think that if someone wants to be a cop there's got to be a problem. -- Mathieu Kassovitz
We're getting rid of bureaucracy, so that we're releasing time for police officers to be crime fighters and not form writers. -- Theresa May
You talk to the real cops and they say ninety percent of it is paperwork. -- Joe Mantegna
In America they got two policemen, five policemen and one car watching each other, each has got a pistol, one has got a machine gun, one' got a shotgun and two dogs growling at each other. -- Muhammad Ali
Today I can announce a raft of reforms that we estimate could save over 2.5 million police hours every year. That's the equivalent of more than 1,200 police officer posts. These reforms are a watershed moment in policing. They show that we really mean business in busting bureaucracy. -- Theresa May