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Rise of the warrior cop, the militarization of America's police forces, by Radley Balko

Summary
Rise of the Warrior Cop traces the arc of US law enforcement from the constables and private justice of colonial times to present-day SWAT teams and riot cops. Today relentless "war on drugs" and "war on terror" pronouncements from politicians, along with battle-clad police forces with tanks and machine guns, have dangerously blurred the distinction between cop and soldier. Balko's fascinating, frightening narrative shows how martial rhetoric and reactionary policies have put modern law enforcement on a collision course with the values of a free society
Language
eng
Edition
Unabridged.
Note
Title from container
Physical Description
11 audio discs (approximately 13 hr.), digital, 4 3/4 in.
Specific Material Designation
sound disc
Isbn
9781470897949

Library Locations

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