Kara Dansky

American Civil Liberties Union's Center for Justice

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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.

Cop or Soldier? Hard to Tell

"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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