George Floyd Protests: A History Of America’s Militarized Police

Writer Radley Balko says the militarization of American police forces is responsible for violent response to George Floyd protesters.

A video shows officers appearing to shove an older man who walked up to riot police Thursday in Buffalo, N.Y. Prosecutors have now filed charges against two officers.
A video shows officers appearing to shove an older man who walked up to riot police Thursday in Buffalo, N.Y. Prosecutors have now filed charges against two officers.
A video shows officers appearing to shove an older man who walked up to riot police Thursday in Buffalo, N.Y. Prosecutors have now filed charges against two officers.
A video shows officers appearing to shove an older man who walked up to riot police Thursday in Buffalo, N.Y. Prosecutors have now filed charges against two officers.

George Floyd Protests: A History Of America’s Militarized Police

Writer Radley Balko says the militarization of American police forces is responsible for violent response to George Floyd protesters.

Reset checks in with author and columnist Radley Balko about the increasing militarization of police highlighted by recent protests over the killing of George Floyd of Minneapolis.

GUEST: Radley Balko, author of Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces and columnist for the Washington Post