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Should police be allowed to use surplus military equipment?

Cheap or free gear for local police? Sounds good to me.
No. Police are meant to serve the people, not to threaten them.
If they use it properly I don’t see any reason why not, but I don’t feel comfortable seeing cops with assault rifles.
Nothing says democracy like a bayonet to the butt.

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The following article was posted on February 5th, 2014, in the New Times - Volume 28, Issue 28 [ Submit a Story ]
The following articles were printed from New Times [newtimesslo.com] - Volume 28, Issue 28

It's still tuberculosis

Bill Denneen - Nipomo

Compliments on covering tuberculosis (“Inconspicuous consumption,” Jan. 30). It killed my grandmother when young, and I have calcified nodes in my lungs indicating I had it. I was a lab technician long ago looking for the tiny red organism in sputum samples that you mention in the article.

Some things seem to never change.