George Schulz

12:36am

Tue August 19, 2014
Cops & Courts

Your Call: How have weapons and tactics from the military changed policing in the US?

Police wearing riot gear walk toward a man with his hands raised in Ferguson, Missouri

  

On the August 19th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the militarization of police forces across the country. According to a recent ACLU report, last year, the Department of Homeland Security pumped $1 billion into local law enforcement, while the Department of Defense supplied another $449 million worth of equipment for police forces.  Why are police so heavily armed? And how is this playing out in places like Ferguson, Missouri?  Join the conversation on Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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