Dan Marcou

PoliceOne.com

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Retired police officer and former SWAT team member at the La Crosse, Wisconsin Police Department, where he served for more than three decades; author of several books, including  SWAT: Blue Knights in Black Armor and Destiny of Heroes,” he writes for PoliceOne.com

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"War Comes Home": That’s what the ACLU called  its report  this week about the increasing militarization of police forces in the United States.

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