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Episode 26: Militarization of the Police


Show Notes

Though there are instances of isolated influence that causes the dramatic shift in the way law enforcement behaves, most of th einfluence comes from the very top, or in this case the Federal Government via grant money and laws.

Radley Balko's Rise of the Warrior Cop is available on Amazon.  The author has been interviewed by Reason Magazine.

2600 Magazine's Emmanuel Goldstein was also shaken to his core when he encountered elements of a police state during the Republican National Convention in 2004.



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