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Why do people think all police are low paid?

I mean in some states there is bad paid. But in cook county we get paid 45,000 a year as the deputy sheriff. I know that its not alot but its a starting job.

Asked By: - 7/2/2011
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It's the same as firemen. When cops or firemen have a slow day and get paid 45k a year to sit around and not do much are they paid too much? But once the bullets start flying and the cops run TOWARDS them or the firemen run INTO a burning building, that 45k per year is most certainly not enough.
Answered By: blckhwk313 - 7/2/2011
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Well, I don't think that so your question is now inaccurate. '_'
Answered By: Ethan - 7/2/2011
 
its not that they are low paid its that they are low paid for what they do. for instance if a worker at McDonalds made $20 an hour that would be over paid. Do you thing that putting your ass on the line for people you dont even know is worth 45K a year?
Answered By: swackar - 7/2/2011
 
i dont, they are just like the rest of the over payed leeches in public unions
Answered By: Quack master - 7/2/2011
 
How much would you be willing to work for with the chance that you will be shot at?
Answered By: LiberalsRNutz - 7/2/2011
 
I know they aren't paid low!
Answered By: Jason Harnett ʕ •ᴥ•ʔ vιvα lα reѕιѕтαɴce - 7/2/2011
 
We are not paid for what we do, we are paid for what we might have to do... More
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Answered By: weapon_30 - 7/2/2011
 
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