C'mon, sing it with me: "Aaaaaaaalabama, Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado...Connecticut." For real, am I the only person who remembers the State Song from 6th grade? What about "Fifty Nifty United States"?
Whatevs. Should you decide to go prancing through any of these backyards, kindly remember that somewhere in the dark recesses of a vinyl and linoleum strewn police station, an 80 yr old volunteer peace officer is poring over a yellowing copy of their Civil/Penal/Vehicle/municipal code book and lovingly fingering their gold-plated honorary badge.
And with the unemployment rate hitting 10%, I say we bring back some of these jobs.
(I demand kudos for doing 50 items in alphabetical order...it's a pain in the ass)