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Police officers enforce the law, but often don’t understand it

By August 23, 2004current affairs

AKMA has an eye-opening post about his encounter with a police officer who didn’t want him to use his computer near a library with Wi-Fi access. I’ve seen this sort of thing before, where a cop wants to control someone’s behavior by reference to some arcane law that he only dimly understands (often because the policeman is imaging a law that doesn’t exist).


P.S. If you appreciate these kinds of observations, you might want to read this as well.
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