- The use of no-knocks has evolved and expanded over the past 25 years, implicitly redefining Americans’ 4th Amendment protection against unlawful government interference.
- It is estimated that each year 20,000 to 80,000 no-knock warrants are served across the nation.
- 92% of narcotic’s unit no-knock warrant requests were approved between 2016-2018.
- 67% of respondents believe that no-knock raids are more dangerous for everyone involved—police officers, occupants, and bystanders.
- A majority of Americans agree that banning no-knock warrants increases community safety, and it is now up to policymakers to take action to ban this dangerous practice.