White House Orders Review Of Programs That Arm Police With Military Gear

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August 23, 2014 AT 1:36 PM
According to news reports, the White House is ordering a review of the programs that transfer military hardware to local police departments. The review will examine the decade-old program that has allowed hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of hardware, ranging from body armor to mine-resistant trucks, to be transferred from the military to state and local police departments to help fight terrorism and the war on drugs.