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Old 02-17-2013, 02:26 AM   #28
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Default Re: Anyone ever watch The Shield?

Originally Posted by Legend of Josh
Why is it called "The Shield" ?

It's referring to the badge that cops wear. The title is symbolic in a way because that badge allows them to get away with their crimes. This squad harasses low level thugs, extorts drug dealers and gangsters, and pulls a ton of shit because they have power. Everyone else has to play by the rules but they are shielded from them.
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