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Radley Balko on The Militarized Police State

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As part of the Peaceful Streets Project's 2nd Annual Police Accountability Summit, Radley Balko talks about his book "Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces".Radley Balko is a senior writer and investigative reporter for the Huffington Post, where he covers civil liberties and the criminal justice system. He also writes about music and culture in Nashville, Tennessee, where he is a former senior editor for Reason magazine, where his weekly column and investigative features were finalists for and won a number of journalism awards. His 2009 investigative report on expert witness fraud in a Louisiana death penalty case won the Western Publication Association's "Maggie Award" for reporting. In 2011 The Week named Balko a finalist for "Opinion Columnist of the Year," and the Press Club named him Journalist of the Year for small publications, as well as Journalist of the Year 's work has been cited by the Supreme Court (Hudson v. Michigan), and cited and excerpted by the Mississippi State Supreme Court (Mississippi v. Edmonds). A ZGraphix/Austin Indymedia Production. Produced/Edited by Jeff Zavala. Filmed by Grace Alfar, Nathan Blond & Mari



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