Listen: Officer, President And Three Decades discussed on Lars Larson
"Concept, but as long as you have the number of police officers to back up what you want. You'll be able to do because he has no sworn towers, and I've heard the president that association talking about whether or not that replaces or release their their stress about the police officers. They don't have as you know, what he said was doesn't come close will never come close replacement police officers, and it's a false solution the TV folks, which provided valuable conduit between the police department and the community can do to replace where it is that we need in terms of that sworn muscle for lack of better word in the committee where people actually see that more uniform every day. See the concern I've got an and maybe this guy you've worked in law enforcement, and as a chief and a sheriff, I have not and I'll admit that weakness right now. But when when an officer comes upon a situation or a public safety specialists comes on his education. They don't know what is going to turn into. They could take a think I'm dealing with a a minor dispute between two neighbors, and it turns into a. Shootout except that the public safety specialist his isn't going to have the tools or the capability to deal with that a police officer would the public safety specialists wooden. So how will we know what to send the what kind of calls to send those on? Because correct me if I'm wrong, your officers, probably occasionally or maybe more than occasionally walked into a situation that looked like something garden variety that turned into something very serious very quickly, and they had to be capable of dealing with it. What's going to happen? The first time one of these public PS threes walks into a situation that looks like something to for the neighborhood public safety specialists to deal with and then it turns into the arrest of a wanted felon or or or a major, you know, some some kind of violent action that happens that was an apparent at the beginning. When the call went out to you. The problem because what is what they're going to deal with the lowest common denominator that allows them at least a best guess whoever's making that policy decision to be safe when they go to that. Well, things have changed the last two or three decades as I can tell you not only in terms of just kind of what police face on the street all the way from mental illness to just a lack of respect can you push the face of.."