The growing militarization of U.S. police


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Thousands of SWAT-type raids changing face of law enforcement

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James Simpson is an investigative journalist, businessman and former economist and budget analyst for the White House Office of Management and Budget. Best-known for his exposé on the Cloward Piven Strategy of Manufactured Crisis, Simpson’s work provided background for Glenn Beck’s groundbreaking TV series on the subject. He is a frequent guest on radio talk shows and is featured in Curtis Bowers’ award winning documentary “Agenda: Grinding America Down.” Follow Jim on Twitter and Facebook.

(WND editor’s note: This is an exclusive report from the AIM Center for Investigative Journalism)

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