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Appeared in: Volume 9, Number 2
Published on: October 10, 2013
SWATted: The Militarization of America’s Police

Perverse Federal policy incentives stemming from the "war on drugs" are overwhelming Americans' Fourth Amendment rights.

Radley Balko is a senior editor and investigative reporter for the Huffington Post. This essay is adapted from his new book, Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police Forces.

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