Why police pay nothing for military equipment - CNBC

The 1122 program allows the police to purchase new military equipment using their own funding with the same discounts enjoyed by the federal government. The 1033 program allows the Department of ...

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How police departments got billions of dollars of tactical ...

How police departments got billions of dollars of tactical military equipment. David Brancaccio, Rose Conlon, and Candace Manriquez Wrenn Jun 12, 2020. Heard on: Amid protests, some want to end ...

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Police acquisition of military surplus equipment soars as ...

Transfers of military gear to police departments — from $767,000 armored cars designed to survive mines to night vision equipment to the backpacks soldiers take into combat — ballooned in ...

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Why are some US police forces equipped like military …

According to the latest Department of Defense figures, police forces across the country now hold about $1.8bn worth of gear. A 2017 study found …

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How Did Local Police Acquire Surplus Military Weapons?

About 200, in fact, have military equipment missing at this hour, and that includes, actually, some Humvees. Narrator: 184 state and local police departments were suspended from the 1033 program.

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The Pentagon's Hand-Me-Downs Helped Militarize Police ...

It's easy enough to buy tactical gear in the US, and the Homeland Security Grant Program has funneled billions of dollars to law enforcement agencies to acquire military-grade equipment. But for ...

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Police get their military equipment from more sources …

Many police and sheriffs possess gear and equipment from or associated with the U.S. armed forces. Some comes from the federal 1033 …

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The Pentagon's Hand-Me-Downs Helped Militarize Police ...

It's easy enough to buy tactical gear in the US, and the Homeland Security Grant Program has funneled billions of dollars to law enforcement …

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Why police departments need military surplus equipment

Trump Makes It Easier for Police to Get Military Equipment. Critics are concerned about police departments getting surplus military gear …

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Trump Makes It Easier for Police to Get Military Equipment

Trump Makes It Easier for Police to Get Military Equipment. Critics are concerned about police departments getting surplus military gear after President Trump ditched Obama-era reforms on training ...

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Police get their military equipment from more sources than ...

Many police and sheriffs possess gear and equipment from or associated with the U.S. armed forces. Some comes from the federal 1033 Program, which distributes excess military goods as federal ...

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Police acquisition of military surplus equipment soars as ...

Transfers of military gear to police departments — from $767,000 armored cars designed to survive mines to night vision equipment to the …

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Why police departments need military surplus equipment

A recent report in Newsweek showed that law enforcement agencies have acquired six billion dollars of military surplus equipment over the past 18 years. The article, titled "Militarization of Police," points out the majority of …

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How and why local police departments get military surplus ...

The need for police in large cities to have heavy-duty weapons and equipment that could be used in a major crisis seems more reasonable to some than the acquisition of MRAPs and assault rifles by ...

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How Did Local Police Acquire Surplus Military Weapons?

About 200, in fact, have military equipment missing at this hour, and that includes, actually, some Humvees. Narrator: 184 state and local police …

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Why Donald Trump Is Right to Let Police Buy Military Gear ...

Ex–NYPD Commissioner: Why President Trump Is Right to Let Local Police Buy Military Equipment. In this Aug. 9, 2014, file photo, a police tactical team moves in to disperse a group of protesters ...

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Pentagon program that gives military gear to police draws ...

Its police department has benefitted from $50,000 worth of military gear, including a $21,000 portable light unit and a $14,000 "interrogator set.". To see what equipment police agencies near ...

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How police departments got billions of dollars of tactical ...

How police departments got billions of dollars of tactical military equipment. David Brancaccio, Rose Conlon, and Candace Manriquez Wrenn …

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Protests renew debate about police use of military equipment

When police deployed military-style equipment during the protests after the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri in 2014, critics said the gear added to friction between law enforcement ...

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Why are some US police forces equipped like military units ...

According to the latest Department of Defense figures, police forces across the country now hold about $1.8bn worth of gear. A 2017 study found that the receipt of military equipment by law ...

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How America's Police Became an Army: The 1033 Program

By providing law enforcement agencies with surplus military equipment free of charge, the NDAA encourages police to employ military weapons and military tactics. 1033 procurements are not matters ...

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Pentagon program that gives military gear to police draws ...

Its police department has benefitted from $50,000 worth of military gear, including a $21,000 portable light unit and a $14,000 "interrogator set.". …

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