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Retired Cop asks: At what point do we say enough military equipment and military uniforms and military mindset?

Speak your mind: Are today’s cops too militarized? 
Jan 05, 2012  from PoliceOne.com

A reader emailed me the other day, concerned about some of the changes he’s seen in law enforcement since he retired four years ago as a county constable in Mississippi. His letter appears below.

How would you respond to the observations and questions he poses?

Dear Chuck,

Pentagon Wants to Post Almost 400,000 Military Personnel in Communities Throughout U.S.

The Pentagon Wants Authority to Post Almost 400,000 Military Personnel in U.S.

By Matthew Rothschild, August 12, 2009

http://www.progressive.org/wx081209b.html

 

The Pentagon has approached Congress to grant the Secretary of Defense the authority to post almost 400,000 military personnel throughout the United States in times of emergency or a major disaster.