De-Militarize the Police

Donald Trump has just undone limitations on a program that unloads old war weaponry on domestic police departments.

Please sign this petition to the U.S. Congress:

It's time to stop allowing presidents to make and unmake the law on police weaponry. Congress must ban the provision of any weapons of war or war training to police.



151-175 of 16958 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
16808 3 months ago THERON JACOBS SAN DIEGO, CA
16807 3 months ago Dana Stickney Mattapoisett, MA The Police in this country, who have been OVERSTEPPING THEIR LEGAL AUTHORITY, for decades now, do not need ARMORED VEHICLES, or GRENADE LAUNCHERS, or other military hardware! They do, however, need ...
16806 3 months ago Patricia Lewis Los Angeles, CA
16805 3 months ago Deborah Friend Newton, NH
16804 3 months ago Anonymous Cortland, OH I am already afraid of the police. Even though I am white, I've learned enough about the bad behaviour of police in this country. We need to keep these almost criminals better under control and te...
16803 3 months ago Erica Brinker Randolph Morris County, NJ
16802 3 months ago Barbara Swan HOLLISTON, MA
16801 3 months ago Andrew Luckhardt Londonderry, NH
16800 3 months ago Tom Wheys Pioneer, CA This is so telling re which regime fears and hates its people: The DC regime or Venezuela, Cuba, Bolivia, Ecuador, et al...
16799 3 months ago Karen O'Brien Westmont, IL
16798 3 months ago Jennifer R Whitestone, NY
16797 3 months ago Eileen ODonnell Clinton, CT
16796 3 months ago Tanya Downs Plantation, FL
16795 3 months ago Morgan Mcdougal Beverly hills, CA
16794 3 months ago Anonymous Bradley Beach, NJ There is no good reason for police departments to have most military weapons in order to protect themselves, and the people they supposedly serve.
16793 3 months ago Scott Meyer Jeffersonville, IN
16792 3 months ago Linda Norris Gainesville, FL We want communication and outreach, not tanks and armored cars and tear gas grenades. America should not be at war with our citizens.
16791 3 months ago peter leeftink zwolle, ot
16790 3 months ago Brent Simon Los Angeles, CA American police offices shouldn't have and readily deploy weapons of war.
16789 3 months ago anice chenault Louisville , KY
16788 3 months ago Wendy Stevens Charlotte, NC
16787 3 months ago Judith Magness Little Rock , AR
16786 3 months ago Lauren Murdock Santa Barbara, CA
16785 3 months ago Jennifer Hoffman Harrisburg, PA
16784 3 months ago Kim Floyd Palm Desert, CA
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Background:
> Hank Johnson, The Guardian: President Trump Is Giving Police Forces Weapons of War. This Is Dangerous.
> White House: Executive Order
> Tennessean: Jeff Sessions in Nashville outlines plan to send surplus military weapons, equipment to local police
> Washington Post: 5 countries where most police officers do not carry firearms — and it works well
> Deadly Exchange