Militarization will still be a main focus of the Obama administration’s post-Ferguson policing efforts, but the changes proposed will likely fall far short of an end to the Pentagon program.
Some police departments with fewer than 10 full-time officers had received large mine-resistant trucks designed to withstand roadside bombs in Iraq.
Shane Bauer was booted from the Urban Shield convention after one of the vendors complained about him 'filming.'
When looking at the aggressive, almost military police response to unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, a big dose of collective amnesia makes it easy to forget that the United States has been here before. And is going be there again.
This cycle Blue America is attempting to help elect another strong batch of sterling progressives.
David Brooks Hopes Someone At The New York Times Is Investigating Militarization Of Police Departments
PBS Newshour, Aug. 15, 2014. Read more here... http://crooksandliars.com/2014/08/david-brooks-hopes-someone-his-paper
It seems the comment sections aren't the only portion of his paper that David Brooks is not reading.
Rand Paul would have you believe he thinks police militarization is wrong, but he's got a more 'nuanced' view than that.