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.



176-200 of 16980 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
16805 1 year ago Deborah Friend Gloucester, MA
16804 1 year 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 1 year ago Erica Brinker Randolph , NJ
16802 1 year ago Barbara Swan HOLLISTON, MA
16801 1 year ago Andrew Luckhardt Londonderry, NH
16800 1 year 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 1 year ago Karen O'Brien Westmont, IL
16798 1 year ago Jennifer R Whitestone, NY
16797 1 year ago Eileen ODonnell Clinton, CT
16796 1 year ago Tanya Downs Plantation, FL
16795 1 year ago morgan Mcdougal Beverly hills, CA
16794 1 year 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 1 year ago Scott Meyer Jeffersonville, IN
16792 1 year 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 1 year ago peter leeftink zwolle, ot
16790 1 year ago Brent Simon Los Angeles, CA American police offices shouldn't have and readily deploy weapons of war.
16789 1 year ago anice chenault louisville, KY
16788 1 year ago Wendy Stevens Charlotte, NC
16787 1 year ago Judith Magness Little Rock , AR
16786 1 year ago Lauren Murdock Santa Barbara, CA
16785 1 year ago Jennifer Hoffman Harrisburg, PA
16784 1 year ago Kim Floyd Palm Desert, CA
16783 1 year ago Dorothy Girard Bend, OR
16782 1 year ago Lila Bobrowicz Philadelphia, PA
16781 1 year ago monica romero San Francisco, 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