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  •  They're marked "police" (1+ / 0-)
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    Camo is not, in and of itself, a uniform.

    •  It's about confidence with the public (4+ / 0-)
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      War on Error, k9disc, renbear, WaryLiberal

      and the mentality of police departments.

      Cops should never dress like an army of occupation. They should never mistake themselves for such, and the public should not come to perceive them as such.

      Camo exists to break up a person's silhouette. In non-combat situations, it is gratuitous as a fashion statement, and when worn by police, states "we are an army of occupation".

      Non enim propter gloriam, diuicias aut honores pugnamus set propter libertatem solummodo quam Nemo bonus nisi simul cum vita amittit. -Declaration of Arbroath

      by Robobagpiper on Mon Jul 30, 2012 at 02:27:59 PM PDT

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