skip to content
SWAT madness and the militarization of the American police : a national dilemma Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

SWAT madness and the militarization of the American police : a national dilemma

Author: Jim Fisher
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
The facts are disturbing: Every year in the United States, SWAT teams conduct predawn, no-knock raids of at least 50,000 homes looking for drugs. Unfortunately, a substantial percentage of these assaults occur at the wrong addresses. And law-abiding citizens who mistakenly kill SWAT officers thinking they are criminal home invaders often end up on death row.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fisher, Jim (A. James).
SWAT madness and the militarization of the American police.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, ©2010
(DLC) 2010018845
(OCoLC)606787563
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Fisher
ISBN: 9780313391927 0313391920
OCLC Number: 699490314
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 290 pages)
Contents: Strong-arming groups : guilt by association raids --
Boots in the house : broken-door raids --
Stomping on sin : prostitution, pornography, and gambling raids --
Part time warriors : small town SWAT --
Legal pot : the war on medical marijuana --
Collateral damage : nonfatal wrong-house drug raids --
Unjustifiable homicide : avoidable drug-raid fatalities --
Negligent homicide : fatal wrong-house raids --
Officer down : no excuses, no defenses --
Conclusion : no easy solution.
Responsibility: Jim Fisher.

Abstract:

With the immediacy of a daily newspaper, this book reveals how the irresponsible use of SWAT teams, shock-and-awe policing, and the increasing militarization of American law enforcement is changing  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Fisher ... offers a powerful work that takes up the cause for society and law enforcement to conduct a realistic, rational assessment of the proliferation and expanded use of special weapons and Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/699490314> # SWAT madness and the militarization of the American police : a national dilemma
    a schema:MediaObject, schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "699490314" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/cau> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/837076444#Place/santa_barbara_calif> ; # Santa Barbara, Calif.
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85104208> ; # Police--United States
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1068571> ; # Police brutality
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/363.232/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/837076444#Topic/business_&_economics_infrastructure> ; # BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Infrastructure
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1068398> ; # Police
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/837076444#Topic/social_science> ; # Social Science
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008106750> ; # Law enforcement--United States
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/837076444#Topic/social_welfare_&_social_work> ; # Social Welfare & Social Work
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/837076444#Topic/social_science_general> ; # SOCIAL SCIENCE--General
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/837076444#Topic/criminology_penology_&_juvenile_delinquency> ; # Criminology, Penology & Juvenile Delinquency
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010106749> ; # Police brutality--United States
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/993931> ; # Law enforcement
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/837076444#Topic/social_sciences> ; # Social Sciences
   schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
   schema:copyrightYear "2010" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/121072451> ; # A. James Fisher
   schema:datePublished "2010" ;
   schema:description "The facts are disturbing: Every year in the United States, SWAT teams conduct predawn, no-knock raids of at least 50,000 homes looking for drugs. Unfortunately, a substantial percentage of these assaults occur at the wrong addresses. And law-abiding citizens who mistakenly kill SWAT officers thinking they are criminal home invaders often end up on death row."@en ;
   schema:description "Strong-arming groups : guilt by association raids -- Boots in the house : broken-door raids -- Stomping on sin : prostitution, pornography, and gambling raids -- Part time warriors : small town SWAT -- Legal pot : the war on medical marijuana -- Collateral damage : nonfatal wrong-house drug raids -- Unjustifiable homicide : avoidable drug-raid fatalities -- Negligent homicide : fatal wrong-house raids -- Officer down : no excuses, no defenses -- Conclusion : no easy solution."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/837076444> ;
   schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/606787563> ;
   schema:name "SWAT madness and the militarization of the American police : a national dilemma"@en ;
   schema:productID "699490314" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/699490314#PublicationEvent/santa_barbara_calif_praeger_2010> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/837076444#Agent/praeger> ; # Praeger
   schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ucm/detail.action?docID=678369> ;
   schema:url <http://ebooks.abc-clio.com/?isbn=9780313391927> ;
   schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=678369> ;
   schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/EBLPublic/PublicView.do?ptiID=678369> ;
   schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=353499> ;
   schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10441982> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780313391927> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/699490314> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/837076444#Place/santa_barbara_calif> # Santa Barbara, Calif.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Santa Barbara, Calif." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/837076444#Topic/business_&_economics_infrastructure> # BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Infrastructure
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Infrastructure"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/837076444#Topic/criminology_penology_&_juvenile_delinquency> # Criminology, Penology & Juvenile Delinquency
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Criminology, Penology & Juvenile Delinquency"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/837076444#Topic/social_science_general> # SOCIAL SCIENCE--General
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "SOCIAL SCIENCE--General"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/837076444#Topic/social_welfare_&_social_work> # Social Welfare & Social Work
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Social Welfare & Social Work"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008106750> # Law enforcement--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Law enforcement--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010106749> # Police brutality--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Police brutality--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85104208> # Police--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Police--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1068398> # Police
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Police"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1068571> # Police brutality
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Police brutality"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/993931> # Law enforcement
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Law enforcement"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/121072451> # A. James Fisher
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Fisher" ;
   schema:givenName "A. James" ;
   schema:givenName "Jim" ;
   schema:name "A. James Fisher" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780313391927>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0313391920" ;
   schema:isbn "9780313391927" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/606787563>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "SWAT madness and the militarization of the American police." ;
   schema:description "Print version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/699490314> ; # SWAT madness and the militarization of the American police : a national dilemma
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/699490314>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
   schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/699490314> ; # SWAT madness and the militarization of the American police : a national dilemma
   schema:dateModified "2017-09-02" ;
   void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.