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!"
Other improvisational weapons/tools:
Icicles are useful as daggers,
Bag Of Holding filled with copper pieces used by chucking the contents at foes, (by strolen)
sleeves make useful garrotes. Ya can't cut anyone's neck, but you sure can choke 'em!
Flaming Logs make great clubs, (any Barbarians out there?)
and Bee hives are very effective when thrown at a mob of enemies. :-)