[Tagging] amenity=police

Bryce Nesbitt bryce2 at obviously.com
Wed Jul 31 17:03:46 UTC 2013


On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 6:20 AM, Mike Thompson <miketho16 at gmail.com> wrote:

> While there may be personnel at a ranger station that have law enforcement
> authority, that will not always be the case, and in any event, law
> enforcement is probably not the primary function of most ranger stations.
> If every facility where law enforcement personnel were stationed were
> tagged "amenity=police" then many fire departments (at least in the US)
> would have to be tagged that way, as they have personnel with law
> enforcement authority (to investigate arson and code violations).
>

Agreed.
And aote the USA the jobs of law enforcement ranger and interpretive ranger
have split, though both may work out of the same building.
Ranger stations have overlap with fire stations and police stations, but
seem quite distinct.
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