The Rover and the "Thin Blue Line" myth
Our society isn’t on the verge of being overrun by monsters. Why do police insist it is?
To hear some police officers describe themselves, you’d think they were figures in Norse mythology.
The Thin Blue Line — an elite force guarding our world against incursions from the criminal realm. Or as one officer recently put it to me: “The line between good and evil, peace and chaos.”
The officer in question, Sean Hadley, has a side business selling …