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.



1-25 of 16958 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
16958 2 days ago Abraham Alrai St. Paul, MN
16957 3 days ago E Wheeler Greenfield, MA
16956 3 days ago Anonymous Frederic, WI
16955 4 days ago Anonymous Auburn, WA Police need to focus more on de-escalation.
16954 4 days ago David Morais METAIRIE, LA
16953 1 week ago Jessica Rucker Marion , IL
16952 2 weeks ago Loretta Koehler Denver, CO
16951 3 weeks ago Katelyn Tasto Becker, MN
16950 3 weeks ago Katelyn Tasto Becker, MN
16949 3 weeks ago leonie dobbins payson, AZ
16948 4 weeks ago jessica casanova elizabeth, NJ
16947 4 weeks ago Dawn Hartman Philadelphia, PA
16946 4 weeks ago Dawn Hartman Philadelphia, PA
16945 1 month ago Anonymous Pomona, CA I work with many wonderful men and women who are police. Good people who just want to do their jobs. This move to "militarize" the police furthers the divide and the us against them mentality in t...
16944 1 month ago amy Ahmed bronx, NY Hello,

I urge you to tell Congress to ban the provision of any weapons of war or war training to police. This will cause more chaos in society and violence.
16943 1 month ago Shermin Ahmed bronx, NY Hello,

I urge you to tell Congress to ban the provision of any weapons of war or war training to police. This will cause more chaos in society and violence.
16942 1 month ago Klarisse Dexter Lemon Grove, CA
16941 1 month ago Anonymous Placitas, NM
16940 1 month ago ladonna hendrickson tulsa, OK
16939 1 month ago Barbara White PITTSBURGH, PA The US is not Egypt! De-militarize police now!
16938 1 month ago Elizabeth Brignac Houston, TX
16937 1 month ago Michael Madden New City, NY
16936 1 month ago Doris Miller Mt Vernon, MO
16935 1 month ago Doris Miller Mt Vernon, MO
16934 1 month ago Kristo C Stuart, FL
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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