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Fisher, Jim (A. James)
SWAT madness and the militarization of the American police : a national dilemma / Jim Fisher
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, c2010
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HV8080.S64 F57 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Police -- Special weapons and tactics units -- United States
Police brutality -- United States
Police -- United States
Law enforcement -- United States
Physical Description xi, 290 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-277) and index
Contents Strong-arming groups : guilt by association raids -- Boots in the house : broken-door raids -- Stomping on sin : prostitution, pornography, and gambling raids -- Part-time warriors : small-town SWAT -- Legal pot : the war on medical marijuana -- Collateral damage : nonfatal wrong-house drug raids -- Unjustifiable homicide : avoidable drug-raid fatalities -- Negligent homicide : fatal wrong-house raids -- Officer down : no excuses, no defenses -- Conclusion : no easy solution

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