Government schools, many civic groups, and some churches promote cop worship as a civic duty.
This culture-wide cop- and soldier-worship allows for many abuses.
Many serial killers and serial rapists rely on people’s trust of cops to victimize the public. Some wear cop clothing and pull over single women in rural areas to prey upon them.
Here is yet another example of a wanna-be cop who used his car to ‘pull over’ a single woman on a roadway–only to find out the would-be victim was an actual cop.