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Rise of the Warrior Cop: the Militarization of America’s Police Forces

Senior writer for the Huffington Post Radley Balko joins Jamila and co-host Ed Brayton to discuss his book on the state of policing in America.

Balko says he’s hoping to spark a larger conversation and some questions about policy that’s put SWAT teams in more and more police jurisdictions around the country, this despite proof that they overreach in their scope and, frankly, do not tend to deter or prevent crime.

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