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.



226-250 of 16980 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
16755 1 year ago Jeanette Sill-Holeman Ashland, OR Please stop waging war on US citizens.
16754 1 year ago monica romero San Francisco, CA
16753 1 year ago Kathleen Port Pacific Palisades, CA
16752 1 year ago Anonymous S h, FL
16751 1 year ago YVETTE GOULD cashmere, WA
16750 1 year ago Tina Dampier Bremerton, WA
16749 1 year ago mindy maxwell Rockport, MA
16748 1 year ago Janet Petermann Austin, TX
16747 1 year ago Wolfgang Rougle Chico, 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 1 year ago Candela Prol New York, NY
16745 1 year ago James Duellman East Springfield, PA
16744 1 year 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 1 year ago Susanne Bader Grass Valley , CA We must protect public lands for the environment, the people, and future generations
16742 1 year ago Robert Jones Morgantown, WV
16741 1 year ago peter leeftink zwolle, ot
16740 1 year ago Ken McCormick Eugene, OR
16739 1 year ago Heather Westphal Shiocton, WI
16738 1 year ago edna anderson beloit, WI
16737 1 year ago Alexander Whittle Madison, TN
16736 1 year ago Denise Halvorson 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 1 year 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 1 year ago Alva Chinn New York, NY Sickness of fascism
16733 1 year ago Anonymous Frederic, WI
16732 1 year ago Anonymous Freeman, MO Police arr out of control, stop the madness!
16731 1 year ago luis vega corpus christi, TX
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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