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

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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.
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subject_facet Law / Civil Rights, POLITICAL SCIENCE / Civil Rights, POLITICAL SCIENCE / Law Enforcement, Police -- Special weapons and tactics units -- United States, Police -- United States, SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology
table_of_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.
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title Rise of the warrior cop : the militarization of America's police forces
title_display Rise of the warrior cop : the militarization of America's police forces
title_full Rise of the warrior cop : the militarization of America's police forces / Radley Balko, Rise of the warrior cop : the militarization of America's police forces [electronic resource] / Radley Balko
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