Rise of the Warrior Cop

Rise of the Warrior Cop

The Militarization of America's Police Forces

Downloadable Audiobook - 2013
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Radley Balko 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 blurred the distinction between cop and soldier. Balko shows how martial rhetoric and reactionary policies have put modern law enforcement on a collision course with the values of a free society
Publisher: [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2013
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781483061689
148306168X
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (720 min.)) : digital

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