Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces

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America's approach to law enforcement was forgedby the experience of revolution. The country's founders would likely haveviewed police as they exist today as a standing army and a threat to liberty,yet excessive force and disregard for the Bill of Rights have become epidemic. Riseof the Warrior Cop traces the arc of US law enforcement from the constablesand private justice of colonial times to present-day SWAT teams and riot cops.Today relentless "war on drugs" and "war on terror" decrees from politiciansplusbattle-clad, ...

Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces 2014, PublicAffairs, New York

ISBN-13: 9781610394574

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Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces 2013, PublicAffairs

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Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces 2013, Blackstone Audiobooks

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