Behaving like one of those statues in the public square ... standing mute and still while the chaos builds all around you? The mob is sending you a resoundingly pointed message. Understand, you'll be no more effective in avoiding its wrath than those statues. Your cries for help will inevitably fall on the intimidated into deaf ears at your city hall. What remains of reluctant defunded police won't answer your calls for help. What will you do then?