"I lived in KCMO for years - any truck company near The Paseo or Troost needs to issue vests. LOL
I guess I may have been a little strong - heck my dad was a small town cop so I'm certainly not "anti-police". I just question why…"
"There, i will cede defeat. I have absolutely no clue. Well... maybe a little clue. The main station for one of my jobs is in a truly vile part of town. Hell, i had to patch bullet holes in the roof this spring. Armor, i could see here. The MRAPs? No…"
"Ok, I'll cede that one. It is interesting though, that when we talk about the police, it is always referred to as civilian law enforcement.
Still open is the question of why police forces need MRAPs and armored vehicles to serve bench…"
noun \sə-ˈvil-yən also -ˈvi-yən\
: a person who is not a member of the military or of a police or firefighting force
"Citizen" merely refers to anyone born or naturalized into a…"
"A civilian is someone not in the military. Check the dictionary. There are other words, like citizen, that could be used. Of course saying citizen doesn't have the same "I'm cool" factor as pretending to be…"