nobody suggested they be removed, the thread title is there should be an option for police free lobbies.
If you want to play with cops, then dont go to those lobbies.
Sometimes adding more features just makes something clunkier and less effective at doing what it was designed to do, extra lobbies without cops is entirely unnecessary and would hurt the game more than enhance it. Like I said the cops definitely need to be toned down, but definitely no option given for a lobby without them.
It's the same thing I say about racing in GTA, there shouldn't even be an option to turn off traffic in this game. Not because it's a useless feature, but because it does more harm than good. There are plenty of boring racing games with their boring and empty tracks, and GTA shouldn't be one of them. If people want a race without traffic they should go play another game, and if you want free roam without cops I would say the same thing. If the game were better at matchmaking and just better all around then maybe adding extra features would make it better, right now you'd just make it worse. As it is I can barely ever find a decent race (catchup off, traffic on, customs on), if there were any more partitions of the player base such problems will only get worse.