It's time to rethink police work.
Too many officers are put in harms way when responding to Kerfuffles between friends and neighbors. A good conflict resolution team armed with a clip board and some of those fabulous gel pens could not only soothe the situation but build bridges between our taxpaying citizens instead of drive wedges between them.
Restorative justice would kick in instead of strong-armed goons beating innocent moms and children. Most ladies end up being moms you know.
Like when an "alleged" nut job tried to burn down the house of a friend of mine by building a campfire on her porch, the Restorative Justice Team wanted Mr. Job (as we call him now) to come over and rebuild her porch and paint over the charred parts of the house instead of going to jail.
That way the two of them could get along better, and Mr. Job could learn some skills. She could be a great help in making her community a better place to live and grow old.
That's a ...
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