The Police of a State Should Never Be Stronger or Better Armed than the Citizenry.

the-police-of-a-state-should-never-be-stronger-or-better-armed-than-the-citizenrythe-police-of-a-state-should-never-be-stronger-or-better-armed-than-the-citizenryThe police of a state should never be stronger or better armed than the citizenry.  An armed citizenry, willing to fight, is the foundation of freedom. – Robert A Heinlein, Beyond the Horizon (1942)