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 16989 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
16989 5 months ago Frances Hoenigswald Philadelphia, PA
16988 1 year ago Madeline Bogen Manhattan, KS
16987 1 year ago Anonymous east stroudsburg , PA police force are not suited to use military weapons
16986 1 year ago Darren Mitton Danielsville, GA
16985 1 year ago Travis Sanders Keaau, HI
16984 2.1 years ago Michelle Simmons Little Canada, MN
16983 2.1 years ago Jeanne Sprague Rockford, OH
16982 2.2 years ago Christopher Dunham Feasterville, PA
16981 2.5 years ago Anonymous S h, FL
16980 2.7 years ago Zach Luschen Roy, WA Our law enforcement is first founded upon the idea of de-escalating situations and work on keeping and maintaining the peace in our communities, not the other way around. To do this will only subjug...
16979 2.9 years ago Christopher Dunham Feasterville, PA
16978 3 years ago Rob Rocco Avon Lake, OH
16977 3 years ago roxy harrington holmen, WI
16976 3 years ago Tamar Dick Bethlehem, PA
16975 3 years ago Tamar Dick Bethlehem, PA
16974 3.2 years ago Anonymous Arlington , TX
16973 3.2 years ago Anonymous Arlington , TX
16972 3.3 years ago Nadia Mousa Union City, CA
16971 3.4 years ago Paul Stills Santa Monica, CA
16970 3.4 years ago Connie Jean Santa Monica, CA
16969 3.4 years ago Zack Stills Santa Monica, CA
16968 3.4 years ago Jennifer Heckart Ardmore, PA
16967 3.4 years ago Nadia Mousa Union City, CA
16966 3.4 years ago Timothy Johnston San Francisco, CA
16965 3.4 years ago Andre Willey Huntington Beach , CA
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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