It was already one of the hazards of being police that...

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"It was already one of the hazards of being police that you became suspicious of the everyday. You didn’t have to spend much time on the job before realising that professional criminals are comparatively rare and that crime is something committed by ordinary people. In fact, the worse the crime the more ordinary the people who committed them—most murderers kill only once, and not just because they’re caught and imprisoned."

Ben Aaronovitch, Tales from the Folly (Rivers of London)

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