swat http://kalw.org en Today on Your Call: What explains the militarization of police forces in the US? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-what-explains-militarization-police-forces-us <p>On today&#39;s Your Call we&rsquo;ll talk about the escalating use of military weapons and tactics by police departments.&nbsp; Reporter Radley Balko, says, &ldquo;Police militarization is now an ingrained part of American culture.&rdquo;&nbsp; We&rsquo;re seeing local police dressed in riot gear use stun grenades and rubber coated bullets on demonstrators.&nbsp; How did we get here? Wed, 08 Feb 2012 17:12:24 +0000 Ali Budner 5582 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: What explains the militarization of police forces in the US?