I take most of my political advice from hobbits, thank you very much. Their mayor mostly presides over banquets, and their police force is mostly their to find stray cattle. Clearly it is a successful system.
I am both Sherlock and Watson! I literally sat and stared at this image for a few seconds and deduced that the passcode was 0179 although the door was already open due to the green light.---just Sherlock