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Casey Delehanty for The Conversation

Casey Delehanty for The Conversation

Dr. Casey Delehanty is an Assistant Professor of Global Studies for the Department of Social Science. He heads up the Global Studies Program, and teaches a variety of courses within the fields of International Relations and Comparative Politics. Dr. Delehanty is also the faculty advisor for the Gardner-Webb Model UN delegation.

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Analysis: Police with lots of military gear kill civilians more often

By: - July 12, 2022

Police departments that get more equipment from the military kill more civilians than departments that get less military gear. That’s the finding from research on a federal program that has operated since 1997 that I have helped conduct as a scholar of police militarization. That finding was recently confirmed and expanded by Edward Lawson Jr. at the University of […]