Article from Being Libertarian by Bhavin Patel.

Often in libertarian circles, whenever the cops are mentioned, the general response is that they are corrupt and antithetical to liberty.

In this article, I will attempt to distinguish the current state of the police as opposed to the police in a libertarian society as well as providing some private solutions to crime.

It should be obvious to any libertarian that current law enforcement is an enemy to the property rights of the citizens it is entrusted to protect; with the state giving police the power to take a citizen’s property whether or not they are convicted of a crime, or the power to invade an individual’s house if he or she owns a plant or substance that the state considers dangerous.

It is ironic that the ones who are entrusted with protecting us from home invasions are the ones invading our homes.

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