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Sentence Correction: Redundancy - "as well as"

Police officers should abide and protect the law, and represent justice and consideration.

This answer choice is grammatically incorrect. The verb abide requires a preposition in order to logically connect to the law. Police officers should abide by the law.

What helps us identify this question as a Split Construction question and identify the mistake is the following Stop Sign:

A split construction: Verb A + and/or + Verb B + object

This answer choice is grammatically incorrect and repeats the original Split Construction error. The verb abide requires a preposition in order to logically connect to the law. Police officers should abide by the law.

What helps us identify this question as a Split Construction question and identify the mistake is the following Stop Sign:

A split construction: Verb A + and/or + Verb B + object

Great work!

This answer choice corrects the original Split Construction error by adding the required preposition by after the verb abide.

Although this answer choice corrects the original Split Construction error by adding the required preposition by after the verb abide, using as well as instead of and is redundant.

What helps us identify this mistake is the following Stop Sign:

as well as

Although this answer choice corrects the original Split Construction error by adding the required preposition by after the verb abide, using as well as instead of and is redundant.

What helps us identify this mistake is the following Stop Sign:

as well as

abide and protect the law, and represent justice and consideration
abide by and protect the law as well as represent consideration and justice
abide by and protect the law, and represent consideration as well as justice
abide by and protect the law, and represent consideration and justice
abide and protect the law while representing justice and consideration