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Radley Balko

Reporter & Blogger for The Washington Post

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Radley Balko is a opinion blogger at the Washington Post, where he writes the popular blog on civil liberties and the criminal justice system, The Watch., Balko’s work on paramilitary raids and the overuse of SWAT teams was featured in the New York Times, has been praised by outlets ranging from Human Events to the Daily Kos, and was cited by Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer in his dissent in the case Hudson v. Michigan.

Balko is also credited with bringing national attention to the case of Cory Maye, a black man who prior to Balko’s work was on death row in Mississippi for shooting and killing a white police officer during a raid on Maye’s home. Balko’s Reason feature on Maye was also cited in an opinion by the Mississippi State Supreme Court. National Journal also profiled Balko’s coverage of the case. Balko’s November 2007 investigative report on Mississippi medical examiner Steven Hayne won second place in the investigative reporting category for the 2007 Los Angeles Press Club awards.

Balko was formerly a policy analyst with the Cato Institute. He has been a columnist for FoxNews.com, a senior editor at Reason, and has been published in the Wall Street Journal, Playboy, Time, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, Slate, Forbes, ESPN, the National Post, Worth and numerous other publications. Balko has also appeared on the BBC, CNN, CNBC, Fox News Channel, MSNBC and NPR.

Balko is also the author of "Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police Forces," published in 2013. He graduated from Indiana University with a degree in journalism and political science.

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Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces

Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces

Speaking Topics
  • Topics Include:


    • The criminal justice system
    • The drug war
    • Forensics
    • SWAT teams and police militarization
    • Police and prosecutorial abuse
    • Overcriminalization
    • Blogging and new media
    • Libertarianism
    • Alcohol policy
    • Regulation of gambling and poker
    • Steroids in sports.

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    Booking fees for Radley Balko, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Radley Balko, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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Radley Balko

Reporter & Blogger for The Washington Post

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Radley Balko Biography

Radley Balko is a opinion blogger at the Washington Post, where he writes the popular blog on civil liberties and the criminal justice system, The Watch., Balko’s work on paramilitary raids and the overuse of SWAT teams was featured in the New York Times, has been praised by outlets ranging from Human Events to the Daily Kos, and was cited by Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer in his dissent in the case Hudson v. Michigan.

Balko is also credited with bringing national attention to the case of Cory Maye, a black man who prior to Balko’s work was on death row in Mississippi for shooting and killing a white police officer during a raid on Maye’s home. Balko’s Reason feature on Maye was also cited in an opinion by the Mississippi State Supreme Court. National Journal also profiled Balko’s coverage of the case. Balko’s November 2007 investigative report on Mississippi medical examiner Steven Hayne won second place in the investigative reporting category for the 2007 Los Angeles Press Club awards.

Balko was formerly a policy analyst with the Cato Institute. He has been a columnist for FoxNews.com, a senior editor at Reason, and has been published in the Wall Street Journal, Playboy, Time, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, Slate, Forbes, ESPN, the National Post, Worth and numerous other publications. Balko has also appeared on the BBC, CNN, CNBC, Fox News Channel, MSNBC and NPR.

Balko is also the author of "Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police Forces," published in 2013. He graduated from Indiana University with a degree in journalism and political science.

Radley Balko Videos

  • Radley Balko - Stop the Wars on Drugs and Terrorism - YouTube
  • Radley Balko on the 3 Worst Cases of Police Abuse in 2011 ...
  • Radley Balko on the Militarization of America's Police Force: VICE ...

Radley Balko Books

Radley Balko Speaking Topics

  • Topics Include:


    • The criminal justice system
    • The drug war
    • Forensics
    • SWAT teams and police militarization
    • Police and prosecutorial abuse
    • Overcriminalization
    • Blogging and new media
    • Libertarianism
    • Alcohol policy
    • Regulation of gambling and poker
    • Steroids in sports.

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  • How to book Radley Balko?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Radley Balko for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Radley Balko, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Radley Balko or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Radley Balko?

    Booking fees for Radley Balko, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Radley Balko, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Radley Balko?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Radley Balko for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Radley Balko for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Radley Balko or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Radley Balko or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Radley Balko is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Radley Balko for your event is available upon request. Radley Balko generally travels from Nashville, TN, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Elahe Izadi, Matea Gold, Mike DeBonis, Aaron Blake and Robert Costa. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Radley Balko for an upcoming event.

Radley Balko Speaker Videos

  • Radley Balko - Stop the Wars on Drugs and Terrorism - YouTube
    Radley Balko on the 3 Worst Cases of Police Abuse in 2011 ...
  • Radley Balko on the Militarization of America's Police Force: VICE ...

Radley Balko Speaking Topics

  • Topics Include:


    • The criminal justice system
    • The drug war
    • Forensics
    • SWAT teams and police militarization
    • Police and prosecutorial abuse
    • Overcriminalization
    • Blogging and new media
    • Libertarianism
    • Alcohol policy
    • Regulation of gambling and poker
    • Steroids in sports.

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