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 – – 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] –

~ 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


~ 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



~ 1033 Program Usage by County – MPM Project

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