it presupposes that, for instance, you won’t get local bobbies bringing personal/family grudges into their policing.
or that no one exists who will go 'hang on, that bloke who just gave me a warning’s got a kid at school: let’s kick the shit out of him.
a lot of people are cunts, basically. they are. while ruffers might often seem like he’s on meth with his ideas, he’s probably right. police can only exist as ‘good’ in a world when the world is set up to give people a raw deal and therefore encourage them to do things they otherwise wouldn’t have to. nationalise housing.
(i hope it is clear that the meth reference is deliberate over-ribbing and NOT serious)