The Resource Rise of the warrior cop. | Rise of the warrior cop : the militarization of America's police forces, Radley Balko, (electronic resource)

Rise of the warrior cop. | Rise of the warrior cop : the militarization of America's police forces, Radley Balko, (electronic resource)

Label
Rise of the warrior cop : the militarization of America's police forces
Title
Rise of the warrior cop
Title remainder
the militarization of America's police forces
Statement of responsibility
Radley Balko
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The last days of colonialism taught America's revolutionaries that soldiers in the streets bring conflict and tyranny. As a result, our country has generally worked to keep the military out of law enforcement. But according to investigative reporter Radley Balko, over the last several decades, America's cops have increasingly come to resemble ground troops. The consequences have been dire: the home is no longer a place of sanctuary, the Fourth Amendment has been gutted, and police today have been conditioned to see the citizens they serve as an other?an enemy.Today's armored-up po
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
363.20973
Index
index present
LC call number
HV8080.S64
LC item number
B354 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
OverDrive Collection
Label
Rise of the warrior cop. | Rise of the warrior cop : the militarization of America's police forces, Radley Balko, (electronic resource)
Authority link
Link
http://epl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=B529750C-676E-4EB6-9310-7AF37533953E
Publication
Copyright
Creator
Note
Print version:
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From Rome to writs -- Soldiers in the streets -- A quick history of cops in America -- The 1960s: from root causes to brute force -- The 1970s: pinch and retreat -- The 1980s: us and them -- The 1990s: it's all about the numbers -- The 2000s: a whole new war -- Reform
Control code
ocn849936927
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 382 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781610392112
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o849936927
  • (CaAE) o849936927
  • (OCoLC)849936927

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