We, the people, grant law enforcement officers, judges, elected officials, and other people an increased level of authority in our society. However, this authority is neither free nor limitless. This is not politics These are our rights as American citizens. Every single one of us is affected by this, either right this moment, or in the coming years and decades. As voters, it is our responsiblity to hold our leadership accountable whether we voted for them or not — especially if we voted for them.