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Politicians, Courts Have Created Contempt for Law Enforcement

Mark Fitzgibbons, Special to

Police risk their lives each day to keep us safe by enforcing laws under sometimes dangerous circumstances. They deserve our respect and thanks, and our prayers for their safety. The Constitution and its Bill of Rights is our "supreme" law governing government. Failures by politicians and the courts to honor this law over government have helped create unrest in some communities, and uneasiness among those who are natural allies of frontline law enforcement officials.