Tags: Militarized Police

Why Does This 11-Member Police Force Have $3 Million Of Military Gear?

Police officers have guns. That’s an obvious fact. They often carry other weapons such as nightsticks, too. And police officers are trained to use these weapons for the purpose of stopping criminals. But at what point are police forces too heavily armed? Are handguns enough? How about SWAT teams with rifles? We can have that…

Warning: You Can Expect To See More Of These Tragedies

We live in a strange time in history. Maybe it’s because people are constantly bombarded by 24 hour news stations giving us almost nothing but bad news because they only focus on things to panic about. Maybe this constant panic-stricken news has conditioned people to always expect the worst out of people, and, maybe, police…

What Does This Poll Mean For The Police State?

Implementing a police state requires a few things: a person or group of people who want to control the mass of people, a mass of people unwilling or unable to resist the oppression coming from that group of controlling people, and a controlling mechanism which is often implemented through the threat of force from law…