The Militarization of American Police Started At Least 30 Years Ago
December 8, 2011
Police Being Militarized Nationwide
Journalists from across the spectrum have documented the militarization of police forces in the United States, including, CNN, Huffington Post, the Cato Institute, Forbes, the New York Times, Daily Kos,Esquire, The Atlantic, Salon and many others.
Many police departments laugh at and harass Americans who exercise their right to free speech:
Indeed – especially since police brutality against protesters has been so blatant in recent months, whileno top bank executives have been prosecuted – many Americans believe that the police are protecting the bankers whose fraud brought down the economy instead of the American people: