June 24, 2020

How Militarized Police Can Attract the Wrong Officers

De‐​militarizing our police should not only be about taking away gear that is too often used to conduct violent raids on nonviolent suspects; it should also be about reforming the mindset, held by too many officers, that they are soldiers going to war against their fellow citizens.

Daily Caller
June 2, 2020

A More Militarized Police

When things settle down, we’ll want to study which style of policing worked better in calming unrest: the kind where warrior cops in sci‐​fi garb occupy terrain, or the kind where recognizable humans, the sort who can read each others’ expressions, face off in the public square.