Police States – Militarized small local forces — The way I see things …

Reinforcing fears about how easily surveillance technology can be abused by government officials, local police in California are using money acquired through asset forfeiture to buy surveillance equipment that was then used to blackmail city council members. Small-town police departments continue to militarize their forces, acquiring military equipment such as BearCat armored vehicles and SWAT […]

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