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 the… 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

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Rise of the Warrior Cop

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Program ID:
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 10, 2013 | 8:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Sep 14, 2013 | 2:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Aug 10, 2013 | 8:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 18, 2013 | 7:32am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 14, 2013 | 2:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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