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Volume 17  Number 4  •  Spring 2013
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The Militarization of U.S. Domestic Policing
By Abigail R. Hall, Christopher J. Coyne
This article appeared in the Spring 2013 issue of The Independent Review

The ongoing “wars” on drugs and terrorism have helped to militarize domestic policing, giving us “no-knock” raids and other tactics formerly considered off-limits for civilian law enforcement. A political-economic analysis of this trend explains how crises have eroded rules that were created to constrain the use of military power and separate domestic policing from military functions.

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Other Independent Review articles by Abigail R. Hall
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    Summer 2016   The War on Drugs in Afghanistan: Another Failed Experiment in Interdiction
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