The only real difference between the military and the police is their chief area of operation: one group enforces the rule of the elites overseas, while the other does the same thing domestically. Alternatively, the US police can be thought of as the domestic branch of the military. But even there the lines are blurred, as there have been plenty of incidents in which the "real" military turned its weapons on the American people. Most of them will do so again if ordered. -- Anonymous commenter at sipseystreetirregulars.com
Original article referred to: Generating New Revenue Streams.
The common reaction to a budget crisis is reducing personnel and cutting services. The focus of this article is to provide police agencies with an alternative to personnel and service reductions. This alternative could help the survival of a city and maintain or expand police service through generating new revenue streams as a proactive approach to meet the fiscal crisis of today and the uncertain future of tomorrow.