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Obama bans US government from giving certain military equipments to local police forces.

President Barack Obama has banned the US government from giving certain kinds of military-style equipment to local police forces. 97 more words

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Obama Restricts Police Military Gear, Says It Can Alienate

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — President Barack Obama ended long-running federal transfers of some combat-style gear to local law enforcement on Monday in an attempt to ease tensions between police and minority communities, saying equipment made for the battlefield should not be a tool of American criminal justice. 751 more words


Feds To Be Banned From Supplying Local Police With Military-Style Weapons, Other Equipment

DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – President Barack Obama is banning the federal government from providing local police departments with some military-style equipment.

While police departments, local and nationally, have benefited from this program, it’s about to be curtailed due to concerns by the public of overly aggressive police tactics. 359 more words


Obama to restrict providing military equipment to local police

Washington — The Obama administration plans to prohibit federal agencies from providing to local cops certain kinds of military equipment such as grenade launchers, high-caliber weapons and bayonets, in the wake of controversy over a “militarized” police response to unrest last summer in Ferguson, Missouri. 486 more words


A day in the life-April

A day in the life

LZ decided wanted to ride the bike the other day. It was a lovely spring day. She wanted to ride the bike over to her favorite udon shop. 657 more words


Local Police Refuse to Allow Newly Elected Mayor to Take Office

Source: The Daily Sheeple

On April 7th, Betty McCray was elected mayor of the town of Kinloch, just outside of St. Louis, Missouri. However, after she was sworn in earlier this week, she headed toward city hall to start her term, when she was stopped by nearly two dozen police officers in front of the building (I should add that there are over… 261 more words

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