ferguson police militarization
“I’d prefer not to be a commentator on it,” he added. St. Louis County has 90 municipalities, and none seemed accountable
But my 25th book Assault With a Deadly Lie came to me four years ago when I started reading stories about little towns like
In the days following the Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, law enforcement used weapons usually seen
Advance Auto Parts, which is technically located in Dellwood but sits along West Florissant Ave. -- where most of the protests
Obama signaled that he would review the programs on Monday at a White House news conference when he said he wanted to make
Ferguson was not just an event in which police overreacted to heated demonstrations; it's a symptom of a generalized hatred of democracy in this country -- the hatred of the truly bold idea that politics should be the work of everyday people and that power should not be concentrated in the hands of a few.
There is an old saying; clothes make the man. That is the reason you might dress differently for a picnic than for a job interview. While the analogy isn't perfect, nonetheless, "dressing" our police as warriors makes them more likely to behave that way.
Democrats in the poll said by a 63 percent to 21 percent margin that they think militarization of local police is going too
"Surplus military equipment being allocated to local law enforcement with good intentions, but not nearly enough training
Knowles conceded that more needs to be done to diversify the police force. But he pinned the nightly violence on the streets