Radley Balko on the Militarization of Police Departments

Almost a year ago, Radley Balko spoke to the Young Americans for Liberty at Indiana University about the Rise of the Warrior Cop. Our recorders were rolling, so take a listen to this timely, insightful discussion to arm yourself with facts in the current debate.

About Radley Balko

radleybalkoRadley Balko blogs about criminal justice, the drug war and civil liberties for The Washington Post. He was previously a senior writer and investigative reporter at the Huffington Post. He is the author of “Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police Forces,” and his work has been cited by the U.S. Supreme Court and the Mississippi Supreme Court. He also writes about the music and culture of Nashville, Tennessee, where he lives. A graduate of Indiana University, Radley has also been a senior editor at Reason magazine, a policy analyst at the Cato Institute and an opinion columnist for FoxNews.com.

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