Norm Stamper is a retired Seattle police chief, columnist, advisory board member of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, and the author of Breaking Rank: A Top Cop's Exposé of the Dark Side of American Policing. He is in the comments below and ready to take your questions about Ferguson, militarization of police throughout the country, and the War on Drugs.
Update: Norm's out of the chat. Thanks for the questions, and feel to keep the conversation going in the comments below.
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