Article Image
IPFS News Link • Police State

"Use It, or Lose It": Federally Subsidized Police Escalation

• by William N. Grigg (Lew Rockwell blog)
.... Six days after the most recent SWAT raid in Caldwell, police in Boise dispatched a SWAT team in an MRAP ? a combat-grade armed vehicle ? to arrest a man suspected of pointing a gun at a pedestrian. This raid, which took place late in the evening, resulted in an arrest on a single misdemeanor charge of disturbing the peace....