Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition
'They would include more summary powers such as on-the-spot fines and would reflect a "personalised approach" that targeted the "offender not the offence".'
Real world: You start with a crime, investigate, catch a culprit and prove this with evidence before a judge. The role of police in that state is to prevent and prosecute crimes ranging from serious to minor crimes.
Surreal World: You start with a person, see what crime you can arrest them for, then lock them up for it. The role of the police in that state is to prosecute people they dislike, ranging from strong dislike to least dislike.
The second one is a lot easier to do, especially with all the new subjective, conflicting & discretionary laws we have. SUS?