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Current protests highlight risks of militarizing the police

Clip: 06/02/2020 | 10m 44s Video has closed captioning.

Former senior military officials are criticizing Secretary of Defense Mark Esper for participating in a controversial photo op with President Trump and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley for walking through D.C. in his battle-dress uniform. Nick Schifrin talks to John Yang and then discusses the increasing militarization of police with Radley Balko, author of “Rise of the Warrior Cop.”

Aired: 06/02/20

Rating: NR

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