Are police officers too militarized? | The Tylt
Law enforcement officials have equipped police officers with military gear as perceived threats have escalated in recent decades. Between terror and mass shootings, officials say officers need heavy-duty equipment in order to keep both cops and communities safe. Critics say the use of military equipment is a disproportionate response and point to developed nations with fewer shootings, like the U.K., where police officers don't even carry guns. What do you think? Vote now.
Are police officers too militarized?
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