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MLB - Private Police Force

Post by Anarcho-Conservative » Tue May 08, 2018 6:42 pm

What do you all think? A step in the right direction towards a stateless country?

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Post by FvS » Wed May 09, 2018 12:48 am

Hopefully it works out well so libertarians can have another real world example to point to. Of course, they'll probably be held to much higher standards than state police would be.
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Post by Tom Rogers » Wed May 09, 2018 6:07 am

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Post by FvS » Thu May 10, 2018 4:25 am

Well, when you put it like that... :)
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Re: MLB - Private Police Force

Post by Physiocrat » Thu May 10, 2018 2:29 pm

Tom Rogers wrote:
Wed May 09, 2018 6:07 am
Against that background, I personally would have great reservations about private policing as the norm. Private healthcare and even private fire services, which we used to have in England, are one thing, but policing is a whole different matter, especially when it evolves into the realm of criminal investigations, which are by their nature complex and sensitive, and if they go wrong, can have disastrous implications for liberty and property. We in England have already learned this lesson the hard way, which is why we have possibly the most highly-regulated policing environment in the world with the Police and Criminal Evidence Act and its regulations. Private security patrols paid for by residents - which is what MyLocalBobby really is - are fine as long as they only exist on a limited basis in specific communities that want them, but I would strongly disagree with the expansion of such services generally or into more complex police work, as what you would have then is simply another private arm of the state and statism by another name, but without the accountability and safeguards. We have already seen this happen with other 'private-ised' public services, run by Capita and G4S, etc., where private companies take over the running of public services under marketisation initiatives and as a result there is no accountability when things go wrong.
The key thing to keep in mind is who is the customer. With "marketisation" all you are getting is what the government wants but hopefully at less cost to it (at least in principle) they are nothing however to do with the market proper, so yes I would be apprehensive of further similar public private partnerships. My Local Bobby does genuinely seem to be a market phenomenon as the customers are private individuals. As such I welcome the extension of organisations like MLB - they at least don't police Twitter or Facebook because no-one will pay them to do so. If they do break the law/and or contract however, you do need legal recourse. The main problem at present is the huge restriction on the supply of lawyers plus absurd statute which can unilaterally make unenforceable aspects of a contract. Delicense lawyers to make courts significantly cheaper and have a bonfire of statutes so the judge can make a genuinely equitable opinion on the case in question.
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Re: MLB - Private Police Force

Post by Anarcho-Conservative » Sun May 13, 2018 9:04 pm

I will be honest, I think the prices are a little too high but the idea behind this is brilliant.

We have had our first seed planted which is cryptocurrency and that will grow to something of an attractive alternative to how we trade and spend our money without taxation.

This topic is the second of many seeds to be planted as it shows people that private policing and other forms of security is definitely possible. Of course, it is in it's infant stage but it will give people ideas about private policing and how they can go about protecting their communities without the need for the state.

But I am glad that the use of contracts is becoming more common between people and private organisations. I hope more and more people will support this.

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