Military Gear & Army Surplus Gear Blog

Johnson on 2 Bill Package to Enhance Oversight of Military Surplus Issued to NJ Law Enforcement A 37

Johnson on 2 Bill Package to Enhance Oversight of Military Surplus Issued to NJ Law Enforcement A 37



we want our police officers in this state to have the resources and equipment they need to protect us and to protect themselves but in the case of surplus military equipment I think that it needs more oversight the one bill requires attorney general oversight when it comes to a law enforcement agency procuring this military equipment and the second bill states that the governing body of that jurisdiction the council or freeholders have to have a say in to the procurement of these military-style equipment in vehicles when I was a police officer many years ago we didn't have law enforcement like wearing these blackout fits with the helmets and weapon tree that they have today and now it seems to be a bit more militaristic so keeping a handle on the equipment and resources they can procure from the military as surplus is something that should require a bit more oversight than a police chief sending out a request for a piece of equipment that's been out there as long as you have an open dialogue between the police and the public as long as you have officers out there and a community out there and their elected officials out there trying to ensure that the police are viewed as those who are trying to help you and not detain you or take away your freedoms then you don't have the issues that we have in other parts of the country you you


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *