Police have no duty to protect you, the individual. We review court cases that have reached this conclusion and discuss how you, now aware of this fact, may choose to act upon it — opting to be more responsible for your own protection.
- The Taking and The Following of Oaths by Ben Stone aka The Bad Quaker
- Etelle v. Gamble re: injured prisoner in Texas
- Warren v. District of Columbia re: police non-response to women being harmed
- Youngberg v. Romeo re: hospital staff mistreatment of patient
- DeShaney v. Winnebago re: failure to protect child from abuse
- Town of Castle Rock v. Gonzales re: police non-enforcement of restraining order
- Lozito v. New York City re: police failure to intervene
- Why The Cops Won’t Help You When You’re Getting Stabbed 5:33-minute animated video
- Police Protection – Does a Police Officer Have to Protect You? write-up at Police Crimes
- No, the Police Don’t Work For You 23-minute video from William N. Grigg at Cop Block
- Police Have No Duty to Protect You, Federal Court Affirms Yet Again write-up via Ryan McMaken at Mises Institute
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