Why the Name Police “Force” over Police Service?

The military is called “service” while the police is called “force”. Weird huh?

A member of the police “force” holds their nightstick, ready to dish out violence. | 12 Dec 2020 | Photo Credit: Johnny Silvercloud

Names Matter

It’s funny how police are called the police force versus “the police service.”

In light of that fact, you don’t join “the military force,” you join military service. Why is it…

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Johnny Silvercloud

Johnny Silvercloud

The analytical street photographer who exists to fight against racism, sexism, and fascism. U.S. Army vet. Writer. Speaker. Twitter: @johnnysilverclo

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