65 Police Quotes On Success In Life

These police quotes will inspire you. Police to keep order in or among Officers police the city or the civil force of a national or local government, responsible for the prevention and detection of crime and the maintenance of public order.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging police quotes, police sayings, and police proverbs.

Best Police Quotes

  1. “My heroes are those who risk their lives every day to protect our world and make it a better place – police, firefighters and members of our armed forces.” ~ Sidney Sheldon
  2. “There’s only two people in your life you should lie to… the police and your girlfriend.” ~ Jack Nicholson
  3. “The police are not here to create disorder, they’re here to preserve disorder.” ~ Richard J. Daley
  4. “We don’t give our criminals much punishment, but we sure give ’em plenty of publicity.” ~ Will Rogers

  5. “The police belongs to the people and the people belong to the police.” ~ Todor Zhivkov
  6. “After a shooting spree, they always want to take the guns away from the people who didn’t do it. I sure as hell wouldn’t want to live in a society where the only people allowed guns are the police and the military.” ~ William S. Burroughs
  7. “A police force, wherever they are, is made up of amazing people, and I respect them a great deal.” ~ Nancy McKeon
  8. “The police must obey the law while enforcing the law.” ~ Earl Warren

  9. “Law enforcement officers are never ‘off duty.’ They are dedicated public servants who are sworn to protect public safety at any time and place that the peace is threatened. They need all the help that they can get.” ~ Barbara Boxer
  10. “We’re not anti-police… we’re anti-police brutality.” ~ Al Sharpton
  11. “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
  12. “Even the police have an unlisted number.” ~ Morey Amsterdam

  13. “Who will protect the public when the police violate the law?” ~ Ramsey Clark
  14. “The police are the public and the public are the police.” ~ Robert Peel
  15. “In keeping people straight, principle is not as powerful as a policeman.” ~ Abel Hermant
  16. “However low a man sinks he never reaches the level of the police.” ~ Quentin Crisp

  17. “Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men is primarily based on mutual trust and only secondarily on institutions such as courts of justice and police.” ~ Albert Einstein
  18. “The Thought Police: To censor and protect.” ~ Craig Reucassel
  19. “There is insufficient support for the police and safety and law enforcement, in general, in the city council.” ~ Steve Chabot
  20. “No police or military in the world can protect people who are cowards.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

  21. “But even if we take matrimony at its lowest, even if we regard it as no more than a sort of friendship recognized by the police, there must be degrees in the freedom and sympathy realized, and some principle to guide simple folk in their selection.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  22. “The art of the police is not to see what it is useless that it should see.” ~ Napoleon Bonaparte
  23. “When truth is no longer free, freedom is no longer real: the truths of the police are the truths of today.” ~ Jacques Prevert
  24. “I’ve never had a problem with drugs. I’ve had problems with the police.” ~ Keith Richards

  25. “Society questions the police and their methods, and the police say: ‘Do you want the criminals off the street or not?'” ~ Kurt Russell.
  26. “With Stewart International Airport located here, the New Windsor Police Department has an added responsibility to take anti-terrorism precautions while protecting our area.” ~ Sue Kelly
  27. “I was in the Square at the time. The crowd was a most good-humoured, easy going, smiling crowd; but presently it was transformed. A regiment of mounted police came cantering up.” ~ Edward Carpenter
  28. “Police do not belong in war zones.” ~ Daniel Keys Moran

  29. “So many able writers have shown that the unjust institutions which work so much misery and suffering to the masses have their root in governments, and owe their whole existence to the power derived from government we cannot help but believe that were every law, every title deed, every court, and every police officer or soldier abolished tomorrow with one sweep, we would be better off than now.” ~ Lucy Parsons
  30. “My father was a sergeant with the Connecticut state police. My mother was a hairstylist.” ~ Michael Bergin
  31. “Clearly it is better that, when someone is wanted by the international police, and this person travels, and a country knows about it, that country reports the fact.” ~ Ricardo Lagos
  32. “Military police is very timely for our army.” ~ Vladimir Zhirinovsky

  33. “To insure the adoration of a theorem for any length of time, faith is not enough, a police force is needed as well.” ~ Albert Camus
  34. “We need safe communities that are free from methamphetamine and a federal commitment to stand next to state leadership and law enforcement in the fight against this epidemic.” ~ Rick Larsen
  35. “There is plenty of law at the end of a nightstick.” ~ Grover Whalen
  36. “We need to police ourselves in the media.” ~ Bob Woodward

  37. “You are thought here to the most senseless and fit man for the job.” ~ William Shakespeare
  38. “[T]he guilty as well as the innocent are entitled to due process of law. They are entitled to a fair trial. They are entitled to counsel. They are entitled to fair treatment from the police. The law enforcement officer has the same duty as the citizen-indeed, he has a higher duty-to abide by the letter and spirit of our Constitution and laws. You yourselves must be careful to obey the letter of the law. You yourselves must be intellectually honest in the enforcement of the law.” ~ Harry S. Truman
  39. “The backbone of our nation’s domestic defense against terrorist attacks will continue to be the men and women in local law enforcement and emergency services.” ~ Saxby Chambliss
  40. “I play bad golf for good charities like the LA Police.” ~ Robert Stack

  41. “Most middle-class whites have no idea what it feels like to be subjected to police who are routinely suspicious, rude, belligerent, and brutal.” ~ Benjamin Spock
  42. “I went to Zimbabwe. I know how white people feel in America now; relaxed! Cause when I heard the police car I knew they weren’t coming after me!” ~ Richard Pryor
  43. “Men are rewarded for learning the practice of violence in virtually any sphere of activity by money, admiration, recognition, respect, and the genuflection of others honoring their sacred and proven masculinity. In male culture, police are heroic and so are outlaws; males who enforce standards are heroic and so are those who violate them.” ~ Andrea Dworkin
  44. “That’s libertarians for you – anarchists who want police protection from their slaves.” ~ Kim Stanley Robinson

  45. “Along the borders to Ethiopia and Somalia, anarchy reigns, the police and military have retreated quite some distance.” ~ Richard Leakey
  46. “There are not enough jails, not enough police, not enough courts to enforce a law not supported by the people.” ~ Hubert H. Humphrey
  47. “Police arrested two kids yesterday, one was drinking battery acid, the other was eating fireworks. They charged one and let the other one off.” ~ Tommy Cooper
  48. “I’m not against the police; I’m just afraid of them.” ~ Alfred Hitchcock

  49. “You were put here to protect us.
    But who protects us from you?” ~ KRS-One
  50. “When you have police officers who abuse citizens, you erode public confidence in law enforcement. That makes the job of good police officers unsafe.” ~ Mary Frances Berry
  51. “I haven’t reported my missing credit card to the police because whoever stole it is spending less than my wife.” ~ Ilie Nastase
  52. “If the police ever try to pick me up, Michael Jackson told me I can hide out at his house.” ~ Gilbert Gottfried

  53. “As a child, I’ve always been in trouble with men and the police have always had to get involved, through no fault of my own.” ~ Katie Price
  54. “Indiscriminate firing by police on people is absolute barbarism. Instead of solving their problems, the government is trying to suppress the people by force.” ~ Sheikh Hasina
  55. “I’m in prison. But my heart and mind is free. Gangsta haters on the streets are doing more time than me. They need 30 police escorts with them every time they walk down the street.” ~ Suge Knight
  56. “I’ve always had a natural fear of the police, or abuse of their power” ~ Terrence Howard

  57. “In my home State of Minnesota, I have seen firsthand the importance of Byrne grants to local police in reducing crime and drugs and improving public safety.” ~ Jim Ramstad
  58. “The real evil of the Russian communist state is not communism. It is the secret police and the concentration camp.” ~ John Boyd Orr
  59. “He may be a very nice man. But I haven’t got the time to figure that out. All I know is, he’s got a uniform and a gun and I have to relate to him that way. That’s the only way to relate to him because one of us may have to die.” ~ James A. Baldwin
  60. “Well I grew up in England, and I was in the London police.” ~ Tony Greig
  61. “Radical conservatives want to police bedrooms.” ~ Robert Reich

  62. “A parent being called to the school because their child had misbehaved was as serious as a parent being called to the police station because their child had robbed a bank.” ~ Martin Lewis Perl
  63. “The objective of the demonstrators is to win the affection of the armed agents of the government… Most of the Kiev police have now pledged their support for the people…” ~ Bob Schaffer
  64. “The police cannot protect the citizen at this stage of our development, and they cannot even protect themselves in many cases. It is up to the private citizen to protect himself and his family, and this is not only acceptable, but mandatory.” ~ Jeff Cooper.
  65. “Don’t denounce our pain as savage. What’s savage is the cruel inhumanity and brutality of the police. Condemn that.” ~ Amandla Stenberg

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