Every few minutes, another code would be generated.
He’d check the number, then open that citizen’s lifefile.
He’d scan the list of viable exemptions, checking the lifefile to see if the citizen was in a Protected Industry, or was Culturally Significant, or mid-Citizen Creation, there were about a dozen possible exemptions.
And if they didn’t qualify on any of those grounds, he typed the code into the other screen, and the Repolice ended their lives.
Random selection made it fair.
He paused, then typed into the other screen.
Better some random guy, than him…