Police: Want to be like the Military?

Then Train like Them

There have been many complaints about police having tanks, military weapons, military practices, military-like uniforms, and numerous war toys. I think the police began to stop serving the people and started leaning toward occupiers’ tyranny when militarization began.
If the police are to have military weapons and want to imitate the military in just about every way, they ought to meet military troops’ physical challenges.
Most police go to the academy from three months to a year, depending upon the state, and that’s it. If they…

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Carol Burt

Former print journalist, former mayor, retired law enforcement officer. Writing about politics and government along with random personal essays.