Can Militarization Be a Good Thing for America's Police?

 · Police professional organizations should push state bodies and individual agencies to adopt rigorous and regular training, as suggested by Tecott and Plana. But we also must keep in mind that the U.S. military is sized so that it can cycle its …

Insecurity: FG inaugurates 200 buffalo trucks, 1,200 ...

 · The federal government on Thursday in Abuja inaugurated over 200 Buffalo branded operational vehicles and other security hardware procured by the Nigeria Police Trust Fund (NPTF), as contained in ...

After Congress struck out, Biden must go to bat on ...

 · Finally, the president should implement a provision in the act that would have restored administrative restrictions on the transfers of military equipment to police departments that were rolled ...

4 Actions Colleges Can Take To Address Police Brutality ...

 · Shockingly, at least 124 campus police departments have received military equipment through what is known as the Pentagon's 1033 program—which enables colleges to receive military equipment ...

TRENDS: Police Militarization and the Use of Lethal Force ...

 · Militarized police departments should request more—and more expensive—military equipment to better carry out their perceived goal of fighting against criminal elements. There is evidence that the 1033 program leads to decreased crime ( Bove and Gavrilova 2017 ; …

Militarization of Police - Charles Koch Institute

 · Military equipment for police should require military-style oversight. President Trump's recent move to roll back limits on military weapons and equipment to local police forces is a disturbing ...

Equipping Military Police will continue | Serbian Armed …

Defence Minister Aleksandar Vulin has attended today official reception on the occasion of the Military Police Day, marked in memory of the formation of the military police of the then Yugoslav People's Army on 14th September 1955.

12 Police Technologies That Are Transforming Law …

Technology is transforming police work in the 21 st century — introducing new tools to fight crime and new categories of crime to fight. For example, while more and more police departments across the country are deploying drones as eyes in the sky, the FBI reports they are also being used for criminal activities.. When this post was first written in 2016, these technologies were …

[11.23 PolyU] Zhang Jianzong said that he should adopt a ...

 · The University of Science and Technology is still surrounded by the police. Some demonstrators on campus refused to leave in the form of "surrender." The Chief Secretary for Administration, Mr Cheung Kin-chung, said today (23rd) that the Government and the Police are adopting a moderate strategy. A patience and human touch to deal with the crisis, and …

Bill Text - AB-481 Law enforcement and state agencies ...

This bill would require a law enforcement agency, defined to include specified entities, to obtain approval of the applicable governing body, by adoption of a military equipment use policy, as specified, by ordinance at a regular meeting held pursuant to specified open meeting laws, prior to taking certain actions relating to the funding, acquisition, or use of military equipment, as defined.

ANALYSIS | Lockdown policing is not lekker | News24

 · Given government's slow response to rolling out a Covid vaccine response, it appears that 2021 will be similar to 2020, with police officials having to continue to enforce various forms of lockdown regulations in response to successive waves of …

Local Police Adopt Military Technology and Tactics | From ...

 · Local Police Adopt Military Technology and Tactics. ... Using threats of terrorism as a pretext, police are buying (or receiving in free grants) tools developed for the armed forces and using them to carry out police raids or even to serve a simple warrant. ... Fitzgerald said there is "virtually no use" for the military-grade equipment ...

Police Department Accreditation: A Hollow Enterprise ...

 · A use of force policy in ia contains the verbiage "Officers shall only use force when no other viable option is available and non-physical …

Why are some US police forces equipped like military units ...

 · According to the latest Department of Defense figures, police forces across the country now hold about $1.8bn worth of gear. A 2017 study found …

2022 Armed Forces Day: PDP demands more attention to ...

2  · It also urges Nigerians to continue to support and pray for the armed forces in their onerous task of protecting our country, adding that Nigerians should also continue to …

UK Armed Police - Are the police armed, and should they …

 · The British police are famed across the world for being 'unarmed' – but this is a misnomer. A proportion of the UK police are armed. Out of a total police force in England and Wales of 123,171 in 2019, the Home Office previously reported that 6,653 were armed officers (circa: 5.4%). Home Office figures show that police weapons were ...

Police training is broken. Can it be fixed?

 · A patchwork system for police training focuses too much on military-style tactics and not enough on de-escalation and anti-bias. The culture of police academies is often toxic. While George Floyd's death has intensified calls for …

Poisoning Our Police: How the Militarization Mindset ...

 · Once the 1033 program began, police forces soon developed an ever-increasing appetite for military apparel and equipment for what has amounted to urban warfare. Over 7,000 state and local agencies have participated in the …

The Rutherford Institute :: The Second Amendment's Right ...

 · All the while gun critics continue to clamor for bans on military-style assault weapons, high-capacity magazines and armor-piercing bullets, the U.S. military is passing them out to domestic police forces. Under the auspices of a military "recycling" program, which allows local police agencies to acquire military-grade weaponry and ...

Local Police Adopt Military Technology and Tactics

 · Local Police Adopt Military Technology and Tactics ... Force base in North Dakota help local police with surveillance," and Motherboard reports: The ...

Obama limits police access to military-style equipment ...

 · President Obama is beginning to curb police access to military-style weapons, vehicles, and equipment. In a series of rules announced today in a long-awaited response to the protests in Ferguson ...

Riot shields and metal detectors are a reminder of deadly ...

 · WASHINGTON (Reuters) -A year after then-President Donald Trump's supporters launched a deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol, signs of heightened security are visible everywhere, from police riot shields ready near doorways to metal detectors outside the House of Representatives chamber. Miles of steel fencing that ringed the Capitol complex after the riot …

Police: Armored Military Vehicles Needed for ...

 · Despite a massive drop in police officer deaths, gun homicide and violent crime in the last 2o years, government agencies across the board continue to adopt military tactics in order to fight anything that represents traditional …

The Role of Police and Military Special Forces in Counter ...

 · Given the heightened terrorist threat, the police forces of global cities are beefing up their special forces units by adopting more militarised approaches in weaponry, tactics, culture, and organisation even as they increase the level of cooperation with the state's armed forces. This civil-military integration in homeland security is present in Singapore where the police …

FG Warns Police against Misuse of N8bn Equipment | …

 · FG Warns Police against Misuse of N8bn Equipment. The federal government yesterday warned that it would not condone any act of abuse and mishandling of equipment and facilities provided to tackle ...

Joe Biden Could Easily Recall the Billions in Military ...

 · Nearly $34 million in military equipment was sent to police in the first quarter of this year, according to the Pentagon's latest figures on the 1033 program.Since its inception in 1997, the program has been a conduit for at least …

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Do cops need military equipment to fight crime? | Urban ...

 · Do cops need military equipment to fight crime? Olugbenga Ajilore. September 28, 2017. In August 2014, protests in the wake of 18-year-old …

should police forces continue to adopt military equipment

should police forces continue to adopt military equipment Sanzila Court handed over to police - Police - Namibian Sun The Maudinohamba Family Trust last weekend handed over the Sanzila Court to the Namibian Police to provide proper accommodation for members of …

As demand for police reform grows, military equipment ...

 · Police leaders have defended the program, arguing that military-style equipment -- which departments receive for free -- can save the lives of officers facing dangers like mass shootings, or help ...