Dec 12, 2014

Ferguson Crackdown Sparks Review of Police Militarization that Mainly Targets Communities of Color | Democracy Now!

President Obama has ordered a White House-led review of federal programs that fund and distribute military equipment to state and local police. Obama cited concern at how such equipment was used during the recent unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, following the police killing of Michael Brown. One of the BearCat armored trucks used during protests there was paid for with $360,000 in Homeland Security...

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