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 16958 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
16783 3 months ago Dorothy Girard Bend, OR
16782 3 months ago Lila Bobrowicz Philadelphia, PA
16781 3 months ago monica romero san francisco, CA
16780 3 months ago Cj Miller Lineboro, MD
16779 3 months ago Mark Persons West Valley City, UT
16778 3 months ago Alan Coons Garland, TX They would need to be trained better and not use excessive force. They should have path of least resistance to solving the problem, not just. Rite force
16777 3 months ago Dan Johnson Lansing, MI
16776 3 months ago Joanna Rankin Burlington, VT
16775 3 months ago Katie Donnelly Morgantown, WV
16774 3 months ago Penni Wells Des Moines, IA
16773 3 months ago Carol Jones-Clark Hilo, HI
16772 3 months ago Patti Miller York, PA
16771 3 months ago Gary Jones Joliet, IL Just what we need to make people feel like cops are an occupation army.
16770 3 months ago Barbara Gideon Palm Beach Gardens, FL
16769 3 months ago Barbara Gideon Palm Beach Gardens, FL
16768 3 months ago Mary Jane Pagan Providence, RI Community policing has been proven to result in safer communities, stronger neighborhoods. Militarized police send the opposite message. Reverse this dangerous and ineffective policy.
16767 3 months ago diane carr ann arbor, MI they seem to have trouble turning on a body cam and have already shot enough innocent people they should only be allowed rubber bullets until they can learn how to handle a weapon this shoot to k...
16766 3 months ago Leora Troyer Dalton, OH
16765 3 months ago Alyssa Solazzo Freeport, NY
16764 3 months ago Karen Hughes Columbus, OH
16763 3 months ago Judy Guggenheim Lubec, ME
16762 3 months ago Jennie Kristel Burlington, VT
16761 3 months ago Christina DeVeto New York, NY
16760 3 months ago Karen Wennlund ASHLAND, OR
16759 3 months ago Robert Yunus Henrico, VA
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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