In the Cosmic Era, the proliferation of arcanotech, cyborgs, robots, parapsychic threats, black market weapons, new illegal drugs constantly hitting the market, all backed up by large organized criminal syndicates, the average police officer doesn't stand a chance.
Also known as 'jeks, wo-pos and a variety of other derogatory terms
"Though he walk through the most dangerous ghetto in the city, he shall fear no evil with Lawboon by his side."
A standard crowd control/riot shield
The last remaining relic of the European Union and Interpol, Sigma Blue is an international crime fighting and liaison task force.
"Compared to the scum I deal with as a cop, fighting you was a piece of cake!"
As population increases, animal souls are promoted to human before they are spiritually advanced enough in terms of impulse control, etc.: this shouldn't have happened, but karmic progression is automatic, after all--it's a force of nature. But the 'animalization' of humankind bodes ill for civilization.
No doubt the same goes for elves, dwarves, and so on.