16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Police officer entering state office building behind statue of first black Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall

This photo reveals two archetypal figures of authority in America who have been invested with the power to ensure freedom and provide security to the American people: the figure of the Supreme Court justice, representing the law, and the figure of the police officer, representing the enforcement of the law.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Annapolis, Maryland, United States of America
Camera: DSC-HX300
Copyright: © Priscilla Hart