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 16980 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
16780 1 year ago Cj Miller Lineboro, MD
16779 1 year ago Mark Persons West Valley City, UT
16778 1 year 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 1 year ago Dan Johnson LANSING, MI
16776 1 year ago Joanna Rankin Burlington, VT
16775 1 year ago Katie Donnelly Morgantown, WV
16774 1 year ago Penni Wells Des Moines, IA
16773 1 year ago Carol Jones-Clark Hilo, HI
16772 1 year ago Patti Miller Manchester, PA
16771 1 year ago Gary Jones Joliet, IL Just what we need to make people feel like cops are an occupation army.
16770 1 year ago Barbara Gideon Palm Beach Gardens, FL
16769 1 year ago Barbara Gideon Palm Beach Gardens, FL
16768 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year ago Leora Troyer Dalton, OH
16765 1 year ago Alyssa Solazzo Freeport, NY
16764 1 year ago Karen Hughes Columbus, OH
16763 1 year ago Judy Guggenheim Lubec, ME
16762 1 year ago jennie kristel Vermont, VT
16761 1 year ago Christina DeVeto New York, NY
16760 1 year ago Karen Wennlund ASHLAND, OR
16759 1 year ago Robert Yunus Henrico, VA
16758 1 year ago Rita Caruso Santamaria St Paul, MN
16757 1 year ago GARRY GORDON HOMESTEAD, FL
16756 1 year ago Fran Wilson Fort Collins, CO
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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