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 16978 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
16778 10 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 10 months ago Dan Johnson LANSING, MI
16776 10 months ago Joanna Rankin Burlington, VT
16775 10 months ago Katie Donnelly Morgantown, WV
16774 10 months ago Penni Wells Des Moines, IA
16773 10 months ago Carol Jones-Clark Hilo, HI
16772 10 months ago Patti Miller York, PA
16771 10 months ago Gary Jones Joliet, IL Just what we need to make people feel like cops are an occupation army.
16770 10 months ago Barbara Gideon Palm Beach Gardens, FL
16769 10 months ago Barbara Gideon Palm Beach Gardens, FL
16768 10 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 10 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 10 months ago Leora Troyer Dalton, OH
16765 10 months ago Alyssa Solazzo Freeport, NY
16764 10 months ago Karen Hughes Columbus, OH
16763 10 months ago Judy Guggenheim Lubec, ME
16762 10 months ago jennie kristel Vermont, VT
16761 10 months ago Christina DeVeto New York, NY
16760 10 months ago Karen Wennlund ASHLAND, OR
16759 10 months ago Robert Yunus Henrico, VA
16758 10 months ago Rita Caruso Santamaria St Paul, MN
16757 10 months ago GARRY GORDON HOMESTEAD, FL
16756 10 months ago Fran Wilson Fort Collins, CO
16755 10 months ago Jeanette Sill-Holeman Ashland, OR Please stop waging war on US citizens.
16754 10 months 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