Jacques Ellul on policing as conscienceless technique.

Source: The Technological Society by Jacques Ellul. (1954) Translated from the French by John Wilkinson. (1964) https://monoskop.org/images/5/55/Ellul_Jacques_The_Technological_Society.pdf (52 megabyte pdf.) “Another example [1] is the police. The police have perfected to an unheard of degree technical methods both of research and of action. Everyone is delighted with this development because it would seem to guarantee […]