Guest post by Kyle Blizzard.
A common concern with anarchism is this: Without a government-run police force, how can we stay safe? First, reconsider your ideas of what the police force’s job is, because they may not provide the safety that you think they do. The police rarely stop violent criminals in the act, only investigating and arresting suspects after the damage is done. Less than half of violent crimes in the United States result in an arrest, and less than 19% of property crimes (e.g. robbery, burglary, vehicle theft) result in an arrest, as reported by the FBI.
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