Radley Balko

Washington Post

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Blogger for the Washington Post, author of Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces

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Missouri Governor Jay Dixon may replace local police with other law enforcement in the aftermath of a police shooting death in Ferguson, a suburb of St. Louis.

Why Does Ferguson, MO Look So Much Like Iraq?

Missouri Governor Jay Dixon may replace local police with other law enforcement in the aftermath of a police shooting death in Ferguson, a suburb of St. Louis.

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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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"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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