Militarized Police

11 chilling facts about America’s militarized police force http://www.salon.com/2014/07/04/11_disturbing_facts_about_americas_militarized_police_force_partner/ via @Salon

This is a good summary of how the police have become increasingly militarized thanks to the war on terror and the war on drugs.  This is an issue that greatly concerns me because it is largely a social justice issue.  Those who are lower on the economic ladder face a disproportionate amount of problems dealing with militarized police. 

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