Thomas Magstadt published works include An Empire If You Can Keep it: Power and Principle in American Foreign Policy and two textbooks: Understanding Politics and Nations and Governments: Comparative Politics in Regional Perspective. His articles have appeared in Worldview, Counterpunch, the Christian Science Monitor, Chronicle of Higher Education, Prague Post, USA Today, and Reason. He holds a doctorate from The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).
Last year, Chief Ed Windbigler said he doubted the case against the officer would stick. After the officer pleaded guilty, the chief didn’t discipline him. This year, Windbigler promoted him to detective without telling an oversight board.