24 Aug '14, 11pm

How and why local police departments get military surplus equipment

How and why local police departments get military surplus equipment

View Photo Gallery » A protestor is arrested on W. Florissant Avenue during a clash with police on Monday, August 18, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. Christian Gooden, St. Louis Post-Dispatch/MCT Lightbox link Lightbox link Lightbox link Related Pentagon: Military arms transfers to police not ‘program run amok’ The Defense Department is pushing back against criticism that it’s helping militarize local police forces by supplying them with surplus gear. US rethinking giving surplus military gear to police Do police need grenade launchers, other military weapons? Officers say yes Pentagon says little of the equipment seen in Ferguson is military surplus Roundup of reporting on the militarization of local police National Guard to withdraw from a quieter Ferguson Militarized Target: A suburban war of a different sort in Ferguson, complete with National Guard A look into federal documents...

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