Police reform

Racial Inequality in Western Societies

The primary function of police is to protect property (see Natives).

There were fewer than two violent crimes reported per police officer in 2019. According to the census ( </ox-hugo/2019_state_local.xls>), there were 711,583 full-time U.S. police officers with the power of arrest in 2019. According to the FBI, there were 1,203,808 violent crimes reported that year.