THE US POLICE STATE: RISE OF A THIRD WORLD NATION

Monday, August 15, 2016
By Paul Martin

SurvivalDan101.com
August 15, 2016

When I was growing up, as I’m sure was the same for you, police were the good guys. The ones to save the day, come to the rescue, or just lend a helping hand to those in need. They were the shield in the darkness standing against the evils of the world, or at least that was what we were brought up to believe; that they’re heroes, with no exception. I have come to realize, as with everything in this world, there is always an exception.

POLICE MILITARIZATION

While police forces across the country began a process of militarization when President Reagan intensified the “war on drugs,” complete with SWAT teams and flash-bang grenades, the post 9/11 “war on terror” has only added fuel to that fire.

Through laws and regulations, like a provision in defense budgets that authorize the Pentagon to transfer surplus military gear to police forces, local law enforcement are using weapons found on the battlefields of South Asia and the Middle East.

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