The Pentagon Is Giving Grenade Launchers to Campus Police
With help from the Pentagon, colleges across the United States are buying military-grade weapons, and putting campuses into perpetual lockdown.
Hannah K. Gold
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Can the Feds Fix Local Police?
The ACLU wants a federal "police czar" to help stop the militarization of law enforcement, but we don't need another cop to tell us the real problem is too many police.
Seattle's Former Police Chief Speaks Out Against Police Brutality
Norm Stamper ordered a brutal crackdown on WTO protesters in 1999, when he was Seattle's chief of police. Now, he's a vocal opponent of the militarization of cops—and says his mistakes are being repeated in Ferguson.
How Cops Became Soldiers: A Chat With Radley Balko
Balko, an investigative reporter and expert on police militarization, opens up on cops going ham.