According to a report in the online news website Vocativ, the police department in the small town of Oakley, MI is allowing residents to become “reserve police officers” for $1,200, giving them a badge, bulletproof vest, and gun. What do you think?
“I think I’ll just keep wearing a bulletproof vest and carrying a firearm, and skip the badge.”
Stuart Keller • Sunglass Lens Polisher
“This is completely pointless without access to blank, pre-approved warrants.”
Julie Holt • Freelance Production Assistant
“It’s nice to see regular people getting the chance to abuse police powers for a change.”
Marcus Clemens • Strap Adjuster