militarized police

No Shoot, Sherlock!

No Shoot, Sherlock!

The US Department of Defense will reclaim a pair of Humvees that were given to the beleaguered St Louis suburb of Ferguson.
Crime's Down. So Why Is Police Aggression Increasing?
New York police attack unemployed workers in Tompkins Square, 1874

Crime's Down. So Why Is Police Aggression Increasing?

FBI statistics show violent crime is down, but politicians keep funding more cops, lavishing them with military equipment, and training and encouraging them to act like soldiers instead of peace officers.
Police State 'Gears Up'
Nashville Police BearCat

Police State 'Gears Up'

A Republican legislator in New Hampshire, troubled by the increasingly militarized police force in his town, is trying to do something about it.

What Could Possibly Go Wrong With Arming Domestic Drones?

In our latest episode of "Let's Militarize The Police And Treat Civilians As The Enemy," we now want the same scattershot drone technology to be used right here in the good old U.S. of A.! What could possibly go wrong? I know: We'll pass a law