Daniel J. Bierdbier@fee.org
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OCTOBER 01, 2014 by DANIEL J. BIER
The overuse of SWAT is based on a false dilemma between keeping cops safe and turning them into an army.
Why are police arming for war in a time of relative safety?
SEPTEMBER 15, 2014 by DANIEL J. BIER
The facts about officer safety do not justify the unprecedented force and weaponry that cops are displaying today. It's time to demilitarize the police.
AUGUST 21, 2014 by DANIEL J. BIER
Are private guns to blame for police militarization and racial tensions with cops?
AUGUST 19, 2014 by DANIEL J. BIER
Despite what supporters of police militarization claim, being a cop doesn't require increasingly deadly kit. It's not even particularly dangerous.
A WaPo columnist uses curious logic in defense of the drug war
JUNE 26, 2014 by DANIEL J. BIER
The most recent defense of the drug war tries to shift the burden of proof while ignoring prohibition's impact on everyone's rights and security.