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 16981 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
16981 4 months ago Anonymous S h, FL
16980 6 months 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 8 months ago Christopher Dunham Feasterville, PA
16978 9 months ago Rob Rocco Avon Lake, OH
16977 9 months ago roxy harrington holmen, WI
16976 10 months ago Tamar Dick Bethlehem, PA
16975 10 months ago Tamar Dick Bethlehem, PA
16974 11 months ago Anonymous Arlington , TX
16973 11 months ago Anonymous Arlington , TX
16972 1 year ago Nadia Mousa Union City, CA
16971 1 year ago Paul Stills Santa Monica, CA
16970 1 year ago Connie Jean Santa Monica, CA
16969 1 year ago Zack Stills Santa Monica, CA
16968 1 year ago Jennifer Heckart Ardmore, PA
16967 1 year ago Nadia Mousa Union City, CA
16966 1 year ago Timothy Johnston San Francisco, CA
16965 1 year ago Andre Willey Huntington Beach , CA
16964 1 year ago Shannon Martinez valparaiso, IN
16963 1 year ago Dimitar Rangelov Macomb, MI Militarizing the police moves them further into an 'us vs. them' mentality.
16962 1 year ago charles card newburyport, MA
16961 1 year ago Jessica Casanova Elizabeth, NJ
16960 1 year ago Anonymous Brighton, MA
16959 1 year ago Eleanore Celeste Cohn-Eichner Sitka, AK
16958 1 year ago Abraham Alrai Saint Paul, MN
16957 1 year ago E Wheeler Greenfield, MA
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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