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.



201-225 of 16958 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
16758 3 months ago Rita Caruso Santamaria St paul, MN
16757 3 months ago GARRY GORDON HOMESTEAD, FL
16756 3 months ago Fran Wilson Fort Collins, CO
16755 3 months ago Jeanette Sill-Holeman Ashland, OR Please stop waging war on US citizens.
16754 3 months ago monica romero san francisco, CA
16753 3 months ago Kathleen Port Pacific Palisades, CA
16752 3 months ago Anonymous S h, FL
16751 3 months ago Yvette Gould cashmere, WA
16750 3 months ago Tina Dampier Bremerton, WA
16749 3 months ago mindy maxwell cambridge, MA
16748 3 months ago Janet Petermann Austin, TX
16747 3 months ago Wolfgang Rougle Cottonwood, CA The Office of the Inspector General recently confirmed that your program donated $1.3 million worth of weaponry to a police department it had made up. If you can't even verify the weapons are going...
16746 3 months ago Candela Prol New York, NY
16745 3 months ago James Duellman East Springfield, PA
16744 3 months ago Lori Davidson Stillwater , OK We can no longer sit by and allow this President to be treated as a "normal " POTUS! He's embarrassed the United States as well as insulted our allies...now turning us into a police state! Only yo...
16743 3 months ago Susanne Bader Grass Valley, CA We must protect public lands for the environment, the people, and future generations
16742 3 months ago Robert Jones Morgantown, WV
16741 3 months ago peter leeftink zwolle, ot
16740 3 months ago Ken McCormick Eugene, OR
16739 3 months ago Heather Westphal SHIOCTON, WI
16738 3 months ago edna anderson Beloit, WI
16737 3 months ago Alexander Whittle Madison, TN
16736 3 months ago Denise Painter Nevada city, CA The police were not hired to be our enemies but to serve and protect. they should not have military style weapons against our citizens. I wouldn't mind if they used them on the White House though.
16735 3 months ago James Francis Hyannis, MA I absolutely think the police ARE DOING ENUFF DAMAGE W/SIMPLE HANDGUNS,THEY DONT NEED WEAPONS OF WAR!!!!!!MY OPPINION....
16734 3 months ago Alva Chinn New York, NY Sickness of fascism
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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