It's been nearly four months since a Maryland SWAT team killed Duncan Lemp, and there's been no transparency.
Militarization of Police
The problem isn’t just that cops look like occupying soldiers, it’s that too many think and act like them.
Police strategies have changed dramatically in the past few decades—and not because of soaring crime. America's War on Drugs is a prime culprit.
How to stop police killings and enact real, lasting reforms.
Leave people room to experiment with approaches to protecting life, liberty, and property.
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Police brutality brought Americans into the streets. What would military force do?
The president has said he's willing to deploy active-duty military personnel to cities and states that aren't doing enough to crackdown on street violence.
Pro-democracy legislator Charles Mok explains what China's new national security law means for dissidents and the future of the city.
Biden voted for the 1997 bill that created the Pentagon's 1033 program, which allows surplus military gear to be passed along to local cops. It took 23 years, but he finally changed his opinion.
Meanwhile, Sen. Tom Cotton is asking the military to commit war crimes against American citizens. Trump approves!
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Aggressive police tactics are likely to worsen the situation.
At this point, police can hardly be surprised when they are mistaken for armed criminals.
Montgomery County police say Duncan Lemp "confronted" a SWAT team executing a search warrant on his family's house. His family says he was shot in bed.
A group of homeless mothers moved into an Oakland, California, home they didn't own.
The Justice Department says Dennis Tuttle and Rhogena Nicholas were killed in an operation based on a fraudulent warrant triggered by a false report to police.
Cops Destroyed This House To Arrest a Shoplifter. A Federal Court Says Police Don't Have To Pay for the Damage.
Are there any limits to what police can do in pursuit of a suspect? The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals apparently doesn't think so.
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While the narcotics officers charged with murder and evidence tampering were bad eggs, Art Acevedo says, their colleagues acted "in good faith."
It's a nasty mix of police militarization and civil asset forfeiture.
The Illinois boy now suffers from severe PTSD and will walk with a limp for the rest of his life, the lawsuit says.
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The case highlights the dangers of using SWAT teams for anything and everything.
As governments and law enforcement agencies rush to incorporate facial recognition tech, California lawmakers have a chance to slam on the brakes.
The local police union promises to defy him.
Don't ignore the roles militarization and trigger-happy law enforcement tactics play.
"We are allowing our local police to access surplus military equipment, something the previous administration for some reason refused to do," Trump says. Wrong!
The outcome of this case may bring clarity to the property rights of Americans living in the shadow of police militarization.
Rand Paul: "Americans must never sacrifice their liberty for an illusive and dangerous, or false, security."
Gov. Terry McAuliffe says militia members at Saturday's Charlottesville rally had better equipment than state troopers. Not really.
The government doesn't want you to know how much it uses the mass surveillance devices.
2015 militarized raid resulted in "fifth-degree drug possession." That's the lowest drug charge possible.
Authorities want to play "War on Pot"-with helicopters and militarized raids-while they still can.
Donald Trump says he would rescind President Obama's executive order halting the transfer of military equipment to police.
Six Weeks Later, L.A. Sheriff's Department Admits They Killed an Innocent Man in Nighttime SWAT Raid
Donnell Thompson, a 27-year old black man, suffered from mental disabilities. He wasn't armed and had not committed a crime.
The cellphone tracking instrument has had questionable success.
"I don't understand...were you in the war? No, I killed a 107-year-old man"
The president met with police leaders after five officers were killed in Dallas.