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December 01, 2014
Obama wants more cops wearing body cams

Obama wants more cops wearing body cams

Obama is proposing a three-year, $263M spending package to increase use of body cams, expand police training and add more resources for department reform - Full Story
October 23, 2014

Wis. police crediting MRAP after standoff's peaceful end

MRAP acquired from the military has been the subject of controversy for months after the department accepted it - Full Story
October 08, 2014

Calif. agency receiving $23K in surplus military gear

They're receiving non-tactical equipment such as communications receivers and an overhead projector - Full Story
September 22, 2014

Wyo. sheriff touts grenade launcher as key tool

Sheriff's officials in Goshen County are touting a grenade launcher as a useful tool for keeping the peace, even though they have never used it - Full Story
September 19, 2014

San Diego school police to return MRAP

Some members of the community are uncomfortable with the armored personnel carrier and that makes school officials uncomfortable - Full Story
September 17, 2014
School districts to give some military gear back after criticism

School districts to give some military gear back after criticism

At least 26 school districts have participated in the Pentagon's surplus program - Full Story
September 15, 2014

Calif. school district defends acquisition of MRAP

San Diego Unified School District acquired the vehicle for use in rescues, according to the district’s police chief - Full Story
September 06, 2014
Durbin: Pentagon should review police gear program

Durbin: Pentagon should review police gear program

Senate's No. 2 Democrat on Friday asked Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to review a program that provides high-powered rifles and other surplus military equipment to civilian police departments - Full Story
September 04, 2014
DOJ announces Ferguson police probe

DOJ announces Ferguson police probe

Investigation will look at department practices over the past few years, including patterns of stops, arrests and use of force, as well as the training officers receive - Full Story
August 24, 2014

Officials: White House reviewing police military surplus program

The examination comes in the aftermath of the police response to unrest in Ferguson, Missouri - Full Story



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