Book Discussion on Rise of the Warrior Cop
Radley Balko talked about his book, Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police Forces, in which he chronicles… read more
Radley Balko talked about his book, Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police Forces, in which he chronicles the militarization of the police in the United States, including the expanded use of Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) teams to deal with low-level crimes. Mr. Balko argued that police officers have become conditioned to seeing American citizens as the enemy. Mark Lomax, executive director of the National Tactical Officers Association, provided commentary. This event was hosted by the Cato Institute. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Balko, Radley Senior Editor Reason Magazine
- Lomax, Mark Executive Director National Tactical Officers Association
- Odato, Laura Manager Cato Institute->Government Affairs
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