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 16972 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
16972 1 week ago Nadia Mousa Union City, CA
16971 3 weeks ago Paul Stills Santa Monica, CA
16970 3 weeks ago Connie Jean Santa Monica, CA
16969 3 weeks ago Zack Stills Santa Monica, CA
16968 3 weeks ago Jennifer Heckart Ardmore, PA
16967 1 month ago Nadia Mousa Union City, CA
16966 1 month ago Timothy Johnston San Francisco, CA
16965 1 month ago Andre Willey Huntington Beach , CA
16964 1 month ago Shannon Martinez valparaiso, IN
16963 1 month ago Dimitar Rangelov Macomb, MI Militarizing the police moves them further into an 'us vs. them' mentality.
16962 1 month ago charles card newburyport, MA
16961 1 month ago jessica casanova elizabeth, NJ
16960 1 month ago Anonymous Brighton, MA
16959 2 months ago Eleanore Celeste Cohn-Eichner Sherwood, OR
16958 2 months ago Abraham Al-rai Saint Paul, MN
16957 2 months ago E Wheeler Greenfield, MA
16956 2 months ago Anonymous Frederic, WI
16955 2 months ago Anonymous Auburn, WA Police need to focus more on de-escalation.
16954 3 months ago David Morais METAIRIE, LA
16953 3 months ago Jessica Rucker Marion, IL
16952 3 months ago Loretta Koehler Denver, CO
16951 3 months ago Katelyn Tasto Becker, MN
16950 3 months ago Katelyn Tasto Becker, MN
16949 3 months ago leonie dobbins payson, AZ
16948 3 months ago jessica casanova elizabeth, NJ
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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