Originally Posted by jspchief
I think I agree with this. I envision looters taking things while guardsmen watch because they've been ordered to not get involved.
But then the question becomes, what is the proper response if the PD is overwhelmed? Unless there are enough police tasks not related to law enforcement, that the guard can free up officers by taking over.
National guard would take over the flood and relief efforts freeing up law enforcement to control the looting.