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UNIFORMED TYPES----ARMED FORCES, MILITIAS, POLICE, FIREFIGHTERS-AMBULANCE WORKERS, BORDER PATROL, PARK/FOREST RANGERS, etc.       These groups are all working on very low salaries, are  underequipped,  but most  importantly, they do not command  the same respect as their western counterparts.  Their main  jobs are, besides the obvious ones, are:  1)  To limit extreme  interaction problems amongst the poor.   2)  To protect the  interests of the rich from the poor.  To repeat, the Army is mainly  a cheap labor source for infrastructure construction and  maintenance.  Being chronically underfunded, there are always  staffing and morale problems.  Screw the poor.