Police Quotes

The police are the public and the public are the police; the police being only members of the public who are paid to give full time attention to duties which are incumbent on every citizen in the interests of community welfare and existence. Robert Peel

Society is a madhouse whose wardens are the officials and the police. August Strindberg

Anarchism is a game at which the police can beat you. George Bernard Shaw

Police are not all bad guys. Nobody is all bad guys. Karl A Menninger

The duties which a police officer owes to the state are of a most exacting nature. No one is compelled to choose the profession of a police officer, but having chosen it, everyone is obliged to live up to the standard of its requirements. To join in that high enterprise means the surrender of much individual freedom. Calvin Coolidge

I’m not against the police; I’m just afraid of them. Alfred Hitchcock

The police must obey the law while enforcing the law. Earl Warren

However low a man sinks he never reaches the level of the police. Quentin Crisp

When constabulary duty’s to be done,
A policeman’s lot is not a happy one.
Sir William Schwenck Gilbert

Chemists employed by the police can do remarkable things with blood. They can weave it into a rope to hang a man. Margery Allingham