Re: Better in the US or the LOS? (PM Friday, 26 June 2015) – There are many things in the USA that need changing. There are two problems with police. They are increasingly isolated from the people. And they are increasingly being “federalized”. Obama wants to nationalize the police which is exactly the opposite of the solution needed. A “friendly” police force is one that is close to the people. Cops are rarely over zealous that come from the neighborhoods they patrol. Thus, we must find ways to reculturize the police back to the communities. One of those ways would be to recruit only from those areas that need police protection and then only allow them to patrol areas in which they live. However, this would mean that they would have to reinstitute local patrols.