Due process is the process by which you determine who is guilty and who is innocent. It doesn’t protect “them.” It protects you.

And yes, if you ignore due process, you will inevitably end up unlawfully retaining citizens, because a) all detention without due process is illegal, and b) due process is how you determine who is and is not a citizen. There literally is no other way.

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