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UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT rethinks giving excess military gear to police

UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT rethinks giving excess military gear to police



welcome to the new channel it's true free man 3 17 with the new channel straight exposing them truth news where that's what you're going to get you're going to get the truth news and what I have today for you second video on the new channel and before we start you like the video you liked what i do on the other channel thumbs up rate comment and subscribe I have a news story a breaking news story to bring to you now granted it was posted yesterday but I have a love a lot of news stories I need to bring to you and I'm a little bit behind so I created this new channel to focus on a lot of the news going to this channel okay have a breaking news story to bring to you and it's the US is rethinking giving excess military gear to the police and yes you heard it right the United States is now rethinking them giving all this excess military gear to these local and state police departments supposed to yesterday i'll post to the script the link to this video and the description box below so if you want to see it and read it for yourself the link to this video will be below this video in the description box and all that you like the new straight exposing them truth news raw and uncut after a decade of silly sending military equipment to civilian police departments across the country federal officials are reconsidering yes they're reconsidering the ideal in light of the violence in Ferguson Missouri the public has absorbed images of heavily armed police snipers trained on protesters and tear gas plumes against that backdrop Attorney General Eric Holder said that when police and citizens need to restore calm I am deeply concerned that the development of military equipment and vehicles sends a conflicting message and you're exactly right it does send a conflicting message Senator Claire McCaskill a Democrat of Missouri said police response like that in Ferguson have become the problem instead of the solution you mean to tell me Senator Claire McCaskill a Democrat of Missouri said they'll police response like that and which happen in Missouri have become the problem instead of the solution i 100% agree with her representative hang John Johnson a Democrat of Georgia said he will introduce legislation to curb of the trend of the police militarization if you people do not understand that some of our public officials are waking up you have lost your mind senator call 11 a democrat of michigan chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee said his committee will review the program to determine if the defense department's of surplus equipment is being used as intended which we know for a fact that it's not why not after the violence that accompanied the presence of military-style equipment in Ferguson tensions ease a police captain unprotected in shaking hands walk through a crowd in a gesture of reconciliation the contrast added to the perception that the tanks and get a tear gas had done more harm than good as the country can Clues its longest war time period the military has turned over thousands of surplus weapons and arm tropes to the local police who often to train alongside the military as reported by the American Civil Liberties Union in June said police agencies that police agencies have become excessively militarized which we all know they have with officers used in training and equipment designed for the battlefield on city streets the report found the amount of goods transferred to the military surplus surplus program rolls in value from 1 million in 1999 to nearly 450 million in 2013 every police officer of any size in this country has access to those kinds of weapons now said David Harris a police expert at the University of Pittsburgh law school it makes it more likely to be used and in an escalation orb and is an escalation all by itself in Louisiana mass police in full body armor carrying ar-15s assault rifles rated at night club without a warrant mind you looking not for terrorists but underage drinkers and fire code violations officers in California trained using the same counter insurgency tactics as those used in Afghanistan they're not coming in like we're innocent until proven guilty said Quinn believe that's ecker SWAT teams last office last August rated her organic form and community the Garden of Eden in Arlington Texas they're coming in like we're going to kill you if you move a finger police found no drugs or weapons and found no charges after their search which authorities said follow standard procedures which we know they did in nineteen ninety congress authorized the Pentagon to give surplus equipment to the police to help fight drills which then gave away then gave way to the fight against terrorism the violent crimes nationwide is that is lowest level in generations and wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have largely concluded the military transfers have increased police say equipment which includes full body armor night-vision goggles and scopes keeps officers safe and prepares them for worst-case a lot involved from the military no question said Los Angeles County Sheriff chief bill makes Sweeney who has the Detective Division is it's smart for I think that they meant to say it's smart but it says it's smart for them to use that stuff and perhaps look like soldiers from Iraq or going into a place is that smart or over the top I say generally that's smart I'd have to disagree but anyway now if you use that every time a guy is writing bad checks that's getting rather extreme the US has provided 6 610 mile restraint armored trucks known as MRAPs across the country 6 610 mind restraint truck excuse me known as MRAPs em raps is what they call them across the country nearly all since august 2013 including at least nine in los angeles county according to Michael McCaskill a spokeswoman for the Defense Logistics Agency in rural western Maine excuse me the Oxford County Sheriff's Office as for AMR a p.m rap corporal george care I believe that's pronounced wrote in his request that means Western foothills face a previously unimaginable threat from terroristic activity terrorist activity in Orange County Florida mass officers in tactical gear helps state inspectors raid barber shops in 2010 to find people cutting here without a license using a mini battery of battering ram to pry battering ram and pry bar at times police arrest dozens of people officials said they found illegal items such as drugs and weapons mcsweeney said is hard to argue that police shouldn't use the best equipment available it's temporariness it's tempting to say shouldn't we were those things shouldn't we approach this as if we got shot he said how do you say no to that question Greg Greg nanny executive director of st. Louis area regional response system says such supplies have proved essential and hurricane relief Esther efforts and other disasters the shame of it will be if somebody does a brush stroke and takes out all the funding that's the end of the article true free man 3 17 signing out i'll post a link to the article in the description box below subscribe comment rate I hope you like to move channel peace you


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