From Warrior Cops to Community Police: A Former Chief on How We Can Turn Back the Tide of Militarization

Police in America belong to the people not the other way around. Former Seattle police Chief Norm Stamper on how we can turn war zone occupiers back into friendly neighborhood officers. by Norm Stamper The routinization of police militarism ought to concern us all. You're in the kitchen. Itís a Saturday morning, still dark outside. Your partner, three-year-old son, and the family dog are all sound asleep at the back of the house. Youíve put the coffee pot on, are making sandwiches a trip to the lake [...]