Articles Tagged With ‘military weapons’




Missile test freaks out Southern Californians

A bright white light shot through Southern California skies Saturday night as the United States Navy conducted a ballistic missile test. Shortly after, law enforcement officials received panicked calls, and some residents posted videos on... (Continue reading)

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)