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Here’s How Communities and City Councils Can Reject Trump’s Militarization of Local Police

Local police departments do not need to become a combination of the U.S. Army and C.I.A. Two weeks ago, President Trump issued an executive order that gave a push to local police militarization. Trump’s action rescinded an Obama-era policy meant to provide greater transparency and oversight around the Department of Defense 1033 program and other federal resources that provide military weapons to local police.
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