From the instruction manual:
In the third millennium, the world changed. Climates, nations; all were in upheaval. Humanity itself turned as violent as the planet. Civilization threatened to collapse. And then... a solution was found.
The crumbling legal system was merged with the overburdened police creating a powerful and efficient hybrid.
These new guardians of society had the power to dispense both justice and punishment. They were the judge, jury and executioner all in one.