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  •  not to mention 'Serpico' and 'Dirty Harry' (none)
    I've frequently wondered if the type of people who decided to go into law enforcement changed when those movies came out (a trend reinforced by Mel).

    As opposed to those who were inspired by ... say ... Andy Griffith.  After all, it was said until fairly recently--and may still be true for all I know--that many cops went through a whole 20 or 30 year career without ever drawing their weapon.

    "Help us to save free conscience from the paw -- Of hireling wolves whose gospel is their maw." --John Milton

    by ohiolibrarian on Tue Jan 17, 2006 at 09:23:57 AM PST

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