A sign of the times

In the 80’s, Playmobil police sets looked like this:

playmobil police

80’s Playmobil police

A couple of cops, ready for a traffic accident, protecting and serving, directing traffic.

So when did this (riot shield, assault rifles, gas masks, etc) become the idea of police that we want to teach to our children? With a few small tweaks you could turn this into the SS play set, no problem.

Playmobil Police special forces unit

Playmobil Police special forces unit

or this?

Playmobil tactical unit

 

I guess when you see pictures like this in the news, it’s not far off.

Ferguson Police

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About Ezra Englebardt
Account planner, digital nerd, marketing guru, tweeter, facebooker, occasional blogger, cyclist, snowboarder, mountain biker, social media junkie and avid reader. CU-Boulder and Boston College alum. Frequent guest speaker in Boston-area universities.

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