Notice that every time the Secret Service, TSA, etc shows up to bully and threaten private citizens, they always drag some hapless deputy or city cop along to serve as muscle.
Seems like Sheriff Joe Arpaio is the only one in the country who has the cojones to tell them to go to hell.
My colleagues (most) are skeptical but I keep telling them that the fed is going to “federalize” all police one day under the guise of DHS and FEMA.
I believe they saw how many cops volunteered to help out with 9/11 and Katrina and thought, wow, look at this Rapid Reaction Force, all set to go.
It’s already going on with task forces and “light infantry” counter terrorism training that thousands of rank and file police are getting.