Wednesday, May 20, 2015

"Obama restricts police military gear, says it can alienate"

"CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — President Barack Obama ended long-running federal transfers of some combat-style gear to local law enforcement on Monday in an attempt to ease tensions between police and minority communities, saying equipment made for the battlefield should not be a tool of American criminal justice.
 
"Grenade launchers, bayonets, tracked armored vehicles, weaponized aircraft and vehicles, firearms and ammunition of .50-caliber or higher will no longer be provided to state and local police agencies by the federal government under Obama's order."

Read more:  http://bigstory.ap.org/article/10785eac6d3e4c26a1baed8f0d796b48/obama-bans-some-military-style-equipment-provided-police

1 comment:

legal stranger said...

Another lie of O'bumer.
He and Holder along with other POS had no problem providing the drug cartels of Mexico with arms and then lie and deny.