Articles Tagged With ‘militarized police’




Obama ordering restrictions on police militarization

U.S. President Barack Obama plans to issue an order Monday banning federal authorities from providing certain types of military-style equipment to local police departments. [New York Times] Obama is expected to prohibit police departments from... (Continue reading)

Do Los Angeles school police need grenade launchers?

Los Angeles Unified School District police are sitting on a cache of military equipment that includes a tank and grenade launchers. [CBS LA] Like police departments across the country, the Los Angeles school police received... (Continue reading)