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 16980 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
16980 1 month 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 4 months ago Christopher Dunham Feasterville, PA
16978 5 months ago Rob Rocco Avon Lake, OH
16977 5 months ago roxy harrington holmen, WI
16976 6 months ago Tamar Dick Catasauqua, PA
16975 6 months ago Tamar Dick Catasauqua, PA
16974 7 months ago Anonymous Arlington , TX
16973 7 months ago Anonymous Arlington , TX
16972 9 months ago Nadia Mousa Union City, CA
16971 10 months ago Paul Stills Santa Monica, CA
16970 10 months ago Connie Jean Santa Monica, CA
16969 10 months ago Zack Stills Santa Monica, CA
16968 10 months ago Jennifer Heckart Ardmore, PA
16967 10 months ago Nadia Mousa Union City, CA
16966 10 months ago Timothy Johnston San Francisco, CA
16965 11 months ago Andre Willey Huntington Beach , CA
16964 11 months ago Shannon Martinez valparaiso, IN
16963 11 months ago Dimitar Rangelov Macomb, MI Militarizing the police moves them further into an 'us vs. them' mentality.
16962 11 months ago charles card newburyport, MA
16961 11 months ago jessica casanova elizabeth, NJ
16960 11 months ago Anonymous Brighton, MA
16959 11 months ago Eleanore Celeste Cohn-Eichner Sitka, AK
16958 11 months ago Abraham Alrai Saint Paul, MN
16957 11 months ago E Wheeler Greenfield, MA
16956 11 months ago Anonymous Frederic, WI
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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