Originally Posted by ThePhantasm
In TDK they call in the national guard. Their presence is made well-known in the evacuation scenes. In TDKR the military is involved, the CIA, a special forces unit is sent into the compromised zone... its hardly just "the police and a vigilante."
I have numerous critiques of TDKR but that certainly isn't one of them.
And in all those cases they are shown to be incompetent, but a bunch of police officers charging directly into the line of fire is shown to be effective.