Saturday, June 18, 2011

SWAT: police state enforcement brigade

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

 police raids have grown from 2,000 to 3,000 in the mid-1980's to 70,000 to 80,000 annually
-Peter Kraska, professor of criminal Justice - Eastern Kentucky University

-Mayor of Maryland's 2 dogs killed in botched no-knock drug raid:


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