What is the Thin Blue Line? The phrase is borrowed from a military image of the 19th century, in which a "thin red line" of British troops "redcoats" held off a Russian cavalry charge during the Crimean war. The first appearance of the Thin Blue Line dates back to the early s when The United States Army marched into battle in their blue uniforms. Together, standing alongside, the soldiers formed a blue line, thus beginning the history we know today as the Thin Blue Line. In the s, the blue line was adopted by law enforcement professionals to represent their courage and sacrifice while protecting the American people. The Thin Blue Line emblem was established to symbolize all law enforcement personnel similar to the Red Cross symbol representing all medical personnel. The Thin Blue Line embodies the unbreakable component of law enforcement standing as a safety barrier between the law-abiding citizens of America and the criminally inclined. Above the blue line represents the "good" spoken in Reagan's quote, while below the line represents the "evil.
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Police departments struggled last year to respond evenhandedly to racial-justice and pro-police protests. Now the Capitol attack has put a spotlight on sympathies within police ranks toward right-wing extremists. January 14, Concerns about right-wing extremist groups recruiting police officers predate the presidency of Donald Trump. But the attack on the Capitol on Jan. Critics say police departments are biased in how they handle protests by right-wing groups that claim to be pro-police. Larger failures of imagination, added to biases of individual police officers, is part of what analysts say makes radicalization among officers possible.
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The promotion board will be visiting the Gasforth police station and Grim and Fowler are the most likely candidates. When Grim tells Fowler that they usually go for family men, Fowler proposes to Christmas comes to Gasforth and Goody intends to try again with Habib by giving her some sexy underwear for Christmas. He also buys Fowler a puncture repair kit. Unfortunately, he mixes up the Dawkins is furiously jealous of Fowler's admiration for Habib, albeit as star of his pub quiz team. That worsens when CID needs her as sexy, secret bait for a 'honey trap'.
It aired on the BBC from to One of the main themes shows the uniformed squad led by Inspector Fowler and the CID led by Detective Inspector Grim locking horns over similar, or even the same, issues while having conflicting views or methods of operation. Generally the uniformed section triumphs over the detectives, although not without their own foibles. Although other PCs and staff than the main characters are visible in the background and at meetings they generally have no speaking parts.