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Stories by Radley Balko
Radley Balko is a senior writer and investigative reporter for the Huffington Post.
Shot to Death by Police for Betting on a Football Game? The Rise of Paramilitary Force in America
Posted on: Aug 7, 2013, Source: PublicAffairs Books
Heavily armed SWAT teams are increasingly used for such small tasks as raiding poker games and trying to stop underage drinking. How did we get here?
"They Throw Kids on the Ground, Put Guns to Their Heads" -- The Horrors Unleashed by Police Militarization
Posted on: Jul 10, 2013, Source: PublicAffairs Books
SWAT teams burst through doors armed to the teeth, terrifying (and killing) children. How did we get here?
Another Senseless Drug War Death
Posted on: Mar 26, 2010, Source: Reason.com
Stunning developments in the 2009 police shooting of Georgia pastor Jonathan Ayers.
The New 'New Heroin'
Posted on: Dec 13, 2004, Source: Reason
Veterans of the hysteria industry have known for some time that the best way to win attention for a pet cause is to compare it to heroin.
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