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 16978 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
16753 10 months ago Kathleen Port Pacific Palisades, CA
16752 10 months ago Anonymous S h, FL
16751 10 months ago YVETTE GOULD cashmere, WA
16750 10 months ago Tina Dampier Bremerton, WA
16749 10 months ago mindy maxwell Rockport, MA
16748 10 months ago Janet Petermann Austin, TX
16747 10 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 10 months ago Candela Prol New York, NY
16745 10 months ago James Duellman East Springfield, PA
16744 10 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 10 months ago Susanne Bader Grass Valley, CA We must protect public lands for the environment, the people, and future generations
16742 10 months ago Robert Jones Morgantown, WV
16741 10 months ago peter leeftink zwolle, ot
16740 10 months ago Ken McCormick Eugene, OR
16739 10 months ago Heather Westphal Shiocton, WI
16738 10 months ago edna anderson Beloit, WI
16737 10 months ago Alexander Whittle Madison, TN
16736 10 months 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 10 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 10 months ago Alva Chinn New York, NY Sickness of fascism
16733 10 months ago Anonymous Frederic, WI
16732 10 months ago Anonymous Freeman, MO Police arr out of control, stop the madness!
16731 10 months ago luis vega corpus christi, TX
16730 10 months ago Lisa Harding Jacksonville, FL
16729 10 months ago Nancy Fomenko San Jose, 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