Monday, November 19, 2012

Botched Paramilitary Police Raids

Via Don

An Epidemic of "Isolated Incidents"


"If a widespread pattern of [knock-and-announce] violations were shown . . . there would be reason for grave concern." 
 —Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, in Hudson v. Michigan, June 15, 2006.

An interactive map of botched SWAT and paramilitary police raids, released in conjunction with the Cato policy paper "Overkill: The Rise of Paramilitary Police Raids," by Radley Balko.

What does this map mean?

How to use this map

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  1. They'll knock on the RIGHT door someday and get what they came looking for.