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

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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."
  • "The last days of colonialism taught America's revolutionaries that soldiers in the streets bring conflict and tyranny. As a result, our country has generally worked to keep the military out of law enforcement. But according to investigative reporter Radley Balko, over the last several decades, America's cops have increasingly come to resemble ground troops. The consequences have been dire: the home is no longer a place of sanctuary, the Fourth Amendment has been gutted, and police today have been conditioned to see the citizens they serve as an other?an enemy.Today's armored-up po"
  • "The last days of colonialism taught America's revolutionaries that soldiers in the streets bring conflict and tyranny. As a result, our country has generally worked to keep the military out of law enforcement. But according to investigative reporter Radley Balko, over the last several decades, America's cops have increasingly come to resemble ground troops. The consequences have been dire: the home is no longer a place of sanctuary, the Fourth Amendment has been gutted, and police today have been conditioned to see the citizens they serve as an other?an enemy.Today's armored-up policemen are a."

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  • "Electronic books"
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  • "Rise of the warrior cop the militarization of America's police forces"
  • "Rise of the Warrior Cop The Militarization of America's Police Forces"
  • "Rise of the warrior cop : the militarization of America's police forces"
  • "Rise of the warrior cop : the militarization of America's police forces"@en