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.



26-50 of 16972 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
16947 3 months ago Dawn Hartman Philadelphia, PA
16946 3 months ago Dawn Hartman Philadelphia, PA
16945 3 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months ago Klarisse Dexter Lemon Grove, CA
16941 4 months ago Anonymous Placitas, NM
16940 4 months ago ladonna hendrickson tulsa, OK
16939 4 months ago Barbara White PITTSBURGH, PA The US is not Egypt! De-militarize police now!
16938 4 months ago Elizabeth Brignac Houston, TX
16937 4 months ago Michael Madden New City, NY
16936 4 months ago Doris Miller Mount Vernon, MO
16935 4 months ago Doris Miller Mount Vernon, MO
16934 4 months ago Kristo C Stuart, FL
16933 4 months ago Pat Rorex Sonoita, AZ
16932 4 months ago Riley Brannian Iowa City , IA
16931 4 months ago Janet Petermann Austin, TX
16930 4 months ago Andre Walter Austin, TX
16929 4 months ago Stephanie Noell Savannah, GA
16928 4 months ago wes howard Hutchins, TX
16927 4 months ago Gustavo F. Queens, NY
16926 4 months ago Barrett Guthrie Cave Creek, AZ
16925 4 months ago Anonymous Bellevue, WA
16924 4 months ago Toni Hurst Tulsa, OK
16923 4 months ago Anonymous Lansing, MI
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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