Thursday, August 08, 2013

The Rise of the Warrior Cop 

Radley Balko on the militarization of our police and why they view themselves as being at war with us.

1 comment:

John Kasaian said...

It's an interesting subject. Two very important points that were ignored are that
1) warrants have to be issued for raids, so the judiciary in effect sets the ground rules, don't they? And
2)the newer officers we see are often formed by a society that is driven by values contrary to traditional morality(the same reason, I think, for many abuses we see in modern society.)

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