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Rise of the warrior cop : the militarization of America's police forces

Author: Radley Balko
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, [2014?] ℗♭2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Relates the history of American police forces from the constables and sheriffs of the past to the modern-day SWAT teams and riot squads that blur the line between police officers and soldiers.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Radley Balko
ISBN: 9781610392112 1610392116 9781610394574 1610394577
OCLC Number: 977492048
Notes: A Gizmodo Best Book/ a Nieman Reports Top 10 Investigative Journalism book.
Description: xvi, 382 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: From Rome to writs --
Soldiers in the streets --
A quick history of cops in America --
The 1960s: from root causes to brute force --
The 1970s: pinch and retreat --
The 1980s: us and them --
The 1990s: it's all about the numbers --
The 2000s: a whole new war --
Reform.
Responsibility: Radley Balko.

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Relates the history of American police forces from the constables and sheriffs of the past to the modern-day SWAT teams and riot squads that blur the line between police officers and soldiers.

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Glenn Greenwald, The Intercept "The best and most comprehensive account of the dangers of police militarization." Sarah Stillman, NewYorker.com "A fascinating and at times wrenching new book." The Read more...

 
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