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Utah Drug Raid

Radley Balko

An Occupy Activist Finds A New Cause To Champion

HuffingtonPost.com | Radley Balko | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics

This article is the fourth in a six-part series about the drug war and police reform. Read Part 3 here. SALT LAKE CITY -- Two men with different ap...

Radley Balko

How An Unlikely State Became A Hotbed For Police Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Radley Balko | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

This is the story of how a botched drug raid on a lonely veteran in January 2012 sparked a fascinating movement for police reform -- in Utah of all pl...

Radley Balko

As The Drug War Escalates, SWAT Teams Become 'Bullies With Badges And Guns'

HuffingtonPost.com | Radley Balko | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics

This article is the second in a six-part series about the drug war and police reform. Read Part 1 here. OGDEN, Utah -- Former Sheriff William "Dub"...

Radley Balko

How A Drug Raid Gone Wrong Sparked A Call For Change In The Unlikeliest State In The Nation

HuffingtonPost.com | Radley Balko | Posted 10.27.2013 | Politics

This article is the first in a six-part series about the drug war and police reform. OGDEN, Utah -- It's late summer, and the house at 3268 Jackson...

Police Shooting Suspect Says He Feared For His Life

AP | Posted 02.05.2012 | Crime

SALT LAKE CITY—A man accused of fatally shooting a police officer and wounding five others during an Ogden drug raid last month says he feared for h...

Ryan Grim

WATCH: Police Kill Man In Drug Raid Gone Wrong

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Utah police shot and killed a man within seconds of storming his parents' home, video of the raid shows. The police had a warrant to search for drugs,...