Fear about paedophiles; fear about babysitters; fear that we had to help the police and fear that we're probably all criminals in one way or another.
It was all faintly distasteful. Another copper I wouldn't want to meet in a dark alley.
Later it lightened up a bit later with the Juvenalian question "Quis custodes ipsos custodies?" which had been put up as "Quis custodiet ipod custodes?" - "Who's guarding the guard's ipod?".
I don't like fear. Instilling it is just rude.