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

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Published by PublicAffairs in New York, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Paginationxvi, 382 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25940169M
ISBN 109781610394574

“By the way,” he continued, “if we’re going to talk about the militarization of our police forces, I should mention that there are two books about it, both by a guy named Radley Balko: Overkill: The Rise of Paramilitary Police Raids in America and Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police Forces.


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