Rise of the warrior cop

This Wall Street Jour­nal essay high­lights dis­turb­ing facts about the aggres­sive mil­i­ta­riza­tion of U.S. police forces. Financed by Fed­er­al grants, police depart­ments and gov­ern­ment agen­cies are cre­at­ing SWAT teams with weapons and capa­bil­i­ties equiv­a­lent to spe­cial mil­i­tary forces. They have … Read more