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Author Fisher, Jim (A. James)

Title SWAT madness and the militarization of the American police : a national dilemma / Jim Fisher

Publ Info Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, [2010]
2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 CCRI-Prov.  HV8141 .F54 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HV8141 .F54 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  HV8141 .F54 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  HV8141 .F54 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 290 pages ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
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
LC subject Police brutality -- United States
Police -- United States
Law enforcement -- United States
ISBN 9780313391910 (alk. paper)
0313391912 (alk. paper)
9780313391927 (e-book)
0313391920 (e-book)