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Raid of the Day

Raid Of The Day: Witness To A Misdemeanor

Radley Balko | Posted 08.10.2013 | Politics

Today's raid comes courtesy of Vice. It is an interview with an anonymous source, so factor that in when calibrating your outrage. But if true, thi...

Raid Of The Day: Bruce Lavoie

Radley Balko | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics

Note: The "Raid of the Day" features accounts of police raids I've found, researched, and reported while writing my forthcoming book Rise of the W...

Raid Of The Day: Lewis Cauthorne

Radley Balko | Posted 05.23.2013 | Politics

Note: The "Raid of the Day" features accounts of police raids I've found, researched, and reported while writing my forthcoming book Rise of the W...

Raid Of The Day: Doy Vanderburg

Radley Balko | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

Note: The "Raid of the Day" features accounts of police raids I've found, researched, and reported while writing my forthcoming book Rise of the W...

Raid(s) Of The Day: Two From Recent Headlines

Radley Balko | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

Note: The "Raid of the Day" features accounts of police raids I've found, researched, and reported while writing my forthcoming book Rise of the W...

Raid Of The Day: Eurie Stamps, Grandfather Of 12, Killed In Botched 2011 Drug Raid

Radley Balko | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics

Note: The "Raid of the Day" features accounts of police raids I've found, researched, and reported while writing my forthcoming book Rise of the W...

Raid Of The Day: Trevon Cole, 21, Killed During Pot Raid

Radley Balko | Posted 05.18.2013 | Politics

Note: The "Raid of the Day" features accounts of police raids I've found, researched, and reported while writing my forthcoming book Rise of the W...

Raid Of The Day: Derek Copp

Radley Balko | Posted 05.23.2013 | Politics

Note: The "Raid of the Day" features accounts of police raids I've found, researched, and reported while writing my forthcoming book Rise of the W...

Crisis, Policing, And Militarism After Boston: Why We Need To Establish Fire Lines

Radley Balko | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

(This is part four in a series of posts on the Boston Marathon bombings, the government response, and Boston unique historical perspective on militari...

Boston And Militarism: The Fugitive Slave Hearings

Radley Balko | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics

(This is part three in a series of posts on the Boston Marathon bombings, the government response, and Boston unique historical perspective on militar...

Boston and Militarism: The Colonial Era

Radley Balko | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics

(This is part two of a series of posts on the Boston Marathon bombings, the government response, and Boston unique historical perspective on militaris...

This Week: A Series On Police, Protest And Militarism In Boston

Radley Balko | Posted 06.29.2013 | Politics

In those first hours after the bombing of the Boston Marathon, some progressive pundits pointed out that the attacks had occurred on Patriot's Day, th...

Raid(s) Of The Day: The CAMP Raids

Radley Balko | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

Note: The "Raid of the Day" features accounts of police raids I've found, researched, and reported while writing my forthcoming book Rise of the W...

Raid Of The Day: Brenda Van Zwieten

Radley Balko | Posted 06.22.2013 | Politics

Note: The "Raid of the Day" features accounts of police raids I've found, researched, and reported while writing my forthcoming book Rise of the W...

Raid Of The Day: NYPD Mistakenly Raids Octogenerians Martin and Leona Goldberg

Radley Balko | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

Note: The "Raid of the Day" features accounts of police raids I've found, researched, and reported while writing my forthcoming book Rise of the W...

Raid Of The Day: Pedro Navarro

Radley balko | Posted 06.08.2013 | Politics

Note: The "Raid of the Day" features accounts of police raids I've found, researched, and reported while writing my forthcoming book Rise of the W...

Raid(s) Of The Day: "Operation Carribean Cruise"

Radley Balko | Posted 04.05.2013 | Politics

Note: The "Raid of the Day" features accounts of police raids I've found, researched, and reported while writing my forthcoming book Rise of the W...

Raid(s) Of The Day: Operation D-Day

Radley Balko | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

Note: The "Raid of the Day" features accounts of police raids I've found, researched, and reported while writing my forthcoming book Rise of the Warri...

Raid Of The Day: Indoor Gardening Hobby Brings Pot Raid

Radley Balko | Posted 06.01.2013 | Politics

From the Kansas City Star, just this week: "This is how we were awakened: banging, pounding, screaming," the mother, Adlynn Harte, said Friday...

Raid Of The Day: Hawaii 5-Uh, Oh

Radley Balko | Posted 05.29.2013 | Politics

Note: The "Raid of the Day" features accounts of police raids I've found, researched, and reported while writing my forthcoming book Rise of the W...

Raid Of The Day: Lewis Caldwell

Radley Balko | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics

Note: The "Raid of the Day" features accounts of police raids I've found, researched, and reported while writing my forthcoming book Rise of the W...

Raid Of The Day: Cat Urine And The Opera Singer

Radley Balko | Posted 05.26.2013 | Politics

Note: The "Raid of the Day" features accounts of police raids I've found, researched, and reported while writing my forthcoming book Rise of the W...

Raid Of The Day: Daniel Castillo, 17, Killed In A 2007 Early Morning Bust

Radley Balko | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

Note: The "Raid of the Day" features accounts of police raids I've found, researched, and reported while writing my forthcoming book Rise of the W...

Raid Of The Day: Rusty Windle

Radley Balko | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics

In the spring of 1999, a 46-year-old ex-con named Roy Parrish befriended 25-year-old electrician Rusty Windle at a blue collar bar in the town of ...

Raid Of The Day: Cheryl Ann Stillwell, Killed In A Drug Raid Over Two OxyContin Pills

Radley Balko | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

Cheryl Ann Stillwell, a 41-year-old computer engineer, was concerned about the drug activity around her home on Florida's Amelia Island. According...