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The Pentagon has funneled $7.4 billion in surplus military gear to police forces that don’t want or need it
Since 1990, the Defense Department has funneled more than $7.4 billion in excess military gear to nearly 8,000 federal and state law enforcement agencies across the United States
Police killings are more likely among law enforcement agencies that receive military gear, data shows
A new analysis of a decade of records across 651 Georgia police departments and sheriff’s offices found departments that took more than $1,000 in 1033 money, on average, fatally shot about four times as many people as those that didn’t
Federal Sting Finds Transfer Of Restricted Military Surplus To Local Police Is Way Too Lax
A federal sting operation uncovered lax oversight by the Defense Department agency tasked with transferring military surplus to law enforcement...