“There are (at least) two problems with this approach. The first is that federal law enforcement, especially in recent years, hasn’t exactly been a haven of cool professionalism. The second is that no law enforcement agency is very good at policing itself, meaning that a national police force is likely to be less accountable, not more. […] The third problem with unifying police authority under a national umbrella is that it’s much more prone to political abuse by the party in power.”
on the dangers of nationalizing our police in attempt to combat abuse.