Title: No More Wacos: What's Wrong with Federal Law Enforcement and how to Fix It
Author: David B. Kopel, Paul H. Blackman
Publisher: Prometheus Bound
Date Published: March 1997
LOCN: HV8141.K67 1997
Dewey: 363.2/0973 21
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Chapter 1: The Unwarranted Warrant
"Zee Big One"
Ignorance of the Law and of Firearms
Widely Available "Clandestine" Publications
Unreliable and Ignorant Witnesses
Irrelevant, Stale, and Absurd Allegations Against Koresh
The Lack of Probable Cause
Exercising First Amendment Rights as "Probable Cause"
The Exclusionary Rule
Chapter 2: A Search Warrant or a Death Warrant?
Could Koresh Have Been Arrested Outside the Mount Carmel Center?
The Arresting Difference Between Ordinary Criminals and Martyrs
Militarizing American Drug Law Enforcement
Why an Element of Surprise?
What Element of Surprise?
Who Started the Shooting?
Helicopters, Machine Pistols, and Other Weapons
Chapter 3: The Siege
The Rules of Engagement and the Hostage Rescue Team
Negotiations and Pressure
Had Negotiations Reached a Dead End?
The Surrender Letter and the Closing of Negotiations
CS Chemical Warfare Agent
The Attorney General
Chapter 4: The Great Disappointment
To Raze a Village
Chapter 5: The Cover-Up
Cover-Up through the Siege and Immediate Aftermath
Judicial Branch: The Trial
Legislative Branch: Congressional Oversight
The Fourth Branch: The News Media
Chapter 6: Policy Lessons
More Gun Control?
Why BATF Should Not Be Abolished, Even Though It Deserves to Be
Other Law Enforcement Agencies
Other Law Enforcement Improvements
Revive American and Media Support for Freedom of Religion
Demilitarizing Law Enforcement
Defederalizing Law Enforcement
The God that Answereth by Fire
Appendix A: The Comprehensive Public Safety and Federal Law Enforcement Improvement Act and Other Law Enforcement Reform
Appendix B: Chronology
Part 1: Cast of Characters
Part 2: Mount Carmel's Dead
Appendix D: Negotiation Tape Summaries
Author: Kopel, David B. Title: No more Wacos : what's wrong with Federal law enforcement and how to fix it / David B. Kopel & Paul H. Blackman. Published: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 1997. Description: 524 p., 4 p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm. LC Call No.: HV8141.K67 1997 Dewey No.: 363.2/0973 21 ISBN: 1573921254 (alk. paper) Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 477-487) and index. Subjects: Law enforcement -- United States. Waco Branch Davidian Disaster, Tex., 1993. Other authors: Blackman, Paul H. Control No.: 96037639 //r97
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