I know you are kidding (especially in this economy), but it is worth stating clearly that cops aren't all sadists, and there are good cops who are very valuable to their communities. I hope they are more common than I think they are.
So, who will protect us then?
How 'bout the good cops protect us from the bad cops, and we protect ourselves from the criminals?
If there were any good cops there would not be any bad cops.
“Good” cops who do not arrest, charge and testify against the abuses
they witness other LEO commit are not !good cops” they are every bit
as bad as the ones who commit the crimes under color of authority.