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65: Commuter Cops

65: Commuter Cops

Laws that required cops to live in the cities they patrolled were common in the early 1900s and still exist in the United States today. However, some law enforcement officials say residency requirements restrict their freedom of movement and the effectiveness of these laws have been questioned and even challenged in the US Supreme Court. Yet, many citizens still want the police who patrol their communities to live where they work.