American police have an institutional problem with violence.
It flows out of the war on drugs which has led to the increasing militarization of police officers. If you keep telling cops they’re in a war, it comes as no surprise when they start to act like it.
For Further Reading
- Weapons of War on our Streets: A Guide to the Militarization of Police
- Executive Order Takes Window Dressing off Police Militarization Program
- Department of Defense Writes to the Tenth Amendment Center on Police Militarization
— TenthAmendmentCenter (@TenthAmendment) May 27, 2020
Source: Tenth Amendment Center
Michael Maharrey [send him email] is the Communications Director for the Tenth Amendment Center. He is from the original home of the Principles of ’98 – Kentucky and currently resides in northern Florida. See his blog archive here and his article archive here. He is the author of the book, Our Last Hope: Rediscovering the Lost Path to Liberty. You can visit his personal website at MichaelMaharrey.com and like him on Facebook HERE
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