Have you ever thought about bureaucracy as a monopoly?
Should law makers and those that write up regulations be the only ones authorized to write those? Take violent crime out of this discussion, let us talk about laws and the regulations deriving from those laws, dealing with human resources issues, food safety, worker safety, the financial industry, the environment, among many more.
What if every business was required to be rated on all their practices in these areas and with a natural desire to protect their brand? Would that raise standards or lower them? I contend raise. It might take some creative thinking before you could see that concerns would be addressed. Please take a look at Competitive Regulatory Agencies