The Return of the Albuquerque Death Squads
Police War on the Poor

Correia, David
http://www.counterpunch.org/2011/11/23/the-return-of-the-albuquerque-death-squads/

Publisher:  CounterPunch
Date Written:  23/11/2011
Year Published:  2011  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX13889

APD is at war with the poor because it has come to equate any expression of poverty or drug addiction not as an effect of structural inequality, but rather as another opportunity to dispose of what its officers call “human waste.” Like elsewhere being poor, suffering from a mentally illness or battling a drug addiction is a crime.

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