Stop the Deadly "No-Knock" RaidsFollowing are detailed recommendations from StoptheDrugWar.org (DRCNet) on policy reforms we believe are needed to stem the epidemic of reckless police raids in America. For those who want to learn more about this issue, we recommend the 2006 report Overkill: The Rise of Paramilitary Police Raids in America, by former Cato Institute analyst and current Reason Foundation writer Radley Balko. Also, click here for an archive of relevant coverage on this web site; and view complete results from the recent Zogby poll question that we commissioned here -- preview: 66% of likely American voters want it stopped. Please check back at this page for additional resources to be posted during the coming weeks. Aggressive tactics include, but are not limited to:
Zogby Poll Results Botched Raid Cases The Agitator police militarization archive (Balko) Anita Woodyear interview -- SWAT team handcuffed her young children and killed their dog, is suing Schenectady police with NAACP support Overkill report and interactive raids map more coming soon...