Militarizing the Police

How the Drug War and 9/11 Led to Battle-Dressed Cops Cracking Down on Peaceful Protests If the infrastructure of a police state is created, it's only a matter of time before those aggressive powers are used. The Creeping Militarization of Civil Life Heather "Digby" Parton, Al Jazeera English / AlterNet Submitted by David Culver Photo More