Militarization of Police

Videos – Special Reports

~ Arming the Warrior Cop- From Guns to Drones, Inside the Booming Business of Police Militarization – Democracy Now! – YouTube


~ Bill Maher on Militarization of Police, Police Aggression, and Conservative Hypocricy – YouTube


~ Deadly Force- Arming America’s Police – Fault Lines – YouTube


~ Expanding Militarization of Police in US – YouTube


~ Ferguson, MO and Police Militarization Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) – YouTube


~ John Stossel – Police Militarization – YouTube


~ The Root of Police Militarization – Truth in Media – YouTube


~ The War at Home- Militarized Local Police Tap Post-9-11 Grants to Stockpile Combat Gear, Use Drones – Democracy Now! – VIDEO


~ US Deadly Force- Arming America’s Police – Fault Lines – YouTube


Videos – Mainstream News Reports

~ 2 Colorado police agencies suspended from getting DOD equipment – YouTube


~ Are Police Becoming Too Militarized? – YouTube


~ ASU campus police officers given military weapons – YouTube


~ Concerns raised over militarization of local police departments – CBS News – VIDEO


~ DMV police have received millions in military equipment to use on civilian streets – YouTube


~ Elmwood Place police armed with military equipment – YouTube


~ Ferguson tragedy- Police militarization on display – YouTube


~ FOX 11 Investigates- Small-town police stock up on military gear – YouTube


~ From nightsticks to Humvees- How the US police was militarized – YouTube


~ Have US police departments become too militarised? – BBC News – VIDEO


~ How NJ Police Are Using Surplus Military Equipment – YouTube


~ John Stossel Calls Bill O’Reilly an -Obnoxious Bully- (Police Militarization) – YouTube


~ LEX18 Investigates- Local Police, Military Gear – YouTube


~ Local law enforcement agencies using military equipment – YouTube


~ Local Law Enforcement To Receive $600 Million In Military Surplus – YouTube


~ Local Military Equipment – YouTube


~ Local police departments armed with military-style equipment – YouTube


~ Local police using surplus military equipment – YouTube


~ Local school districts got military gear from Pentagon – CBS News – VIDEO


~ Manufacturer defends police use of military-style equipment – YouTube


~ Militarized Police Forces Raise Concern – NBC News – YouTube


~ Militarized police in America- How did we get here? – YouTube


~ Militarized Police Forces Raise Concern NBC News – YouTube


~ Militarization of police force a problem in the US – Fox News – VIDEO


~ Militarization of the police in the US – YouTube


~ Militarization of U.S. police – YouTube


~ Military equipment use varies across Maryland police departments – YouTube


~ Millions of dollars of used military equipment now in the hands of Tampa Bay area law enforcement – wtsp.com – VIDEO


~ MRAPs, sniper scopes and Humvees- DMV police have received millions in military equipment to use on – YouTube


~ New Hope Police to Use New Armored Vehicle – YouTube


~ Pentagon provides military grade weapons to local police – YouTube


~ Police militarization making headlines after years of neglect by MSM – YouTube


~ Police officer safety or surplus zeal- Military equipment spurs debate – IndyStar – VIDEO


~ Police received $210M worth of military equipment – Daily Mail Online – VIDEO


~ Small town police gear up with big armor – YouTube


~ Small town police stock up on military gear – YouTube


~ Tanks used in Iraq and Afghanistan given to local police departments – YouTube


~ The militarization of police forces in Oregon – YouTube


~ The Militarization of Police- Pentagon Is Arming U.S Police With MRAP Military Combat Vehicles – YouTube


~ Thetford Township police chief charged in connection to missing military equipment – YouTube


~ Trump Ends Restrictions On Surplus Military Equipment For Local Law Enforcement – YouTube


~ Trump proposal could mean more military gear for police – YouTube


~ Unrest in Ferguson Highlights Militarization of America’s Police – NBC News – VIDEO


~ US Police Train with Foreign Militaries to Crackdown on Dissent – YouTube


~ USF police stock up on military equipment – YouTube


~ Widespread militarization of Illinois police forces uncovered by I-Team – ABC7 Chicago – VIDEO


Videos – Independent News Reports

~ Are local police forces preparing for war? – YouTube


~ Are U.S. Police Too Militarized? – YouTube


~ Explained- How Obama Militarized The Police – YouTube


~ How did the U.S. police force militarize? – YouTube


~ Militarization of Local Police Skyrockets Under Obama – YouTube


~ Obama Expands Militarization of Police – YouTube


~ The militarization of police in Cleveland – – AJ+ – YouTube


~ The Militarization of Police- Land of the Formerly Free – YouTube


~ The Militarization of Police When Tyranny Comes Home – YouTube


~ Why America’s police look like soldiers – YouTube


~ When The Police Become The Military – @ConspiracyStuff – YouTube


Videos – Documentaries

~ Do Not Resist Official Trailer 1 (2016) – Documentary – YouTube


~ NWO and the United States- police militarization and upcoming martial law – YouTube


~ The Militarization Of Local Police – YouTube


Videos – Podcasts

~ Are Police Declaring War on Americans? – YouTube


~ Christians Against the Militarization of Police (John W. Whitehead) – YouTube


~ DISASTER- Trump Lifting Ban on Local Police Militarization – YouTube


~ How Police Became a Standing Army – YouTube


~ Police State – The Militarization of the Police Force in USA – YouTube


~ Rise Of The Paramilitary Police – YouTube


~ The Militarization of our Local Police – YouTube


~ The Origins of Militarized Police- From Peace Officer to Command and Control – YouTube


~ The Rise Of ‘Military Police’ In America – YouTube


~  US-Israeli police militarization and the disinformation campaign against Nicaragua – YouTube


Videos – Interviews

~ Noam Chomsky on Militarization of Police-BLM-Prison Industrial Complex – YouTube


~ Radley Balko on The Militarized Police State – YouTube


~ [Rise of the Warrior Cop] – C-SPAN.org


~ Rise of the Warrior Cop- The Militarization of America’s Police Forces- (Radley Balko) – YouTube


~ Why military equipment is in the hands of local police – YouTube


Mainstream News Articles


Independent News Articles


Reports

~ An Evaluation of the Department of Defense’s Excess Property Program- Law Enforcement Agency Equipment Acquisition Policies, Findings, and Options – PDF


~ Costs of War. The Wars Are Here: How the United States’ Post-9/11 Wars Helped Militarize U.S.Police – PDF


~ Counterevidence of crime-reduction effects from federal grants of military equipment to local police – Nature Human Behaviour


~ GAO-17-532, DOD EXCESS PROPERTY- Enhanced Controls Needed for Access to Excess Controlled Property – PDF


~ Militarizing Mayberry and Beyond: Making Sense of American Paramilitary Policing 1997 – PDF


~ Militarization and police violence- The case of the 1033 program 2017


~ Militarization and Policing—Its Relevance to 21st Century Police – 2007 – PDF


~ Militarization fails to enhance police safety or reduce crime but may harm police reputation – PNAS


~ Police Militarization in America- The Land of the Free and the Home of Contradictions – Ramapo Journal of Law & Society


~ Snapshot Oversight Report: The Militarization of Local Police Departments – Open the Books – PDF


~ The Militarization Of America: Non-Military Federal Agencies Purchases of Guns, Ammo, and Military-Style Equipment 2006-2014: Oversight Study – Open The Books – FULL REPORT PDF


~ War Comes Home: The Excessive Militarization of American Policing -American Civil Liberties Union – FULL REPORT PDF


~ Warrior Cops- The Ominous Growth of Paramilitarism in American Police Departments – Cato Institute


Data


Websites

~ 1033 Program Usage by County – MPM Project


~ Federal Weapons Loaned to Public Bodies in 2019 – Open The Books