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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 July 4th, 2013, in the New Times - Volume 27, Issue 49 [ Submit a Story ]
The following articles were printed from New Times [newtimesslo.com] - Volume 27, Issue 49

Strange things are afoot at the Circle K


PHOTO COURTESY OF SLOPD

At 2:20 a.m. on July 1, a young Latino male wearing a Hunter S. Thompson T-shirt snatched an 18-pack of beer from the Circle K convenience store on Higuera Street and claimed to have a gun when the clerk gave chase. The suspect escaped in a gold full-sized pickup, but not before surveillance cameras captured this image of whom police say is a suspect.