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(CBS SF)

‘Urban Shield’ Event In Oakland Shines Light On Police Militarization

Law enforcement agencies from around the world are convening in the Bay Area for the five-day Urban Shield event that some say simply shines a spotlight on police militarization.

09/04/2014

Davis' MRAP armored vehicle (CBS)

Davis City Council Tells Police To Tank Bulletproof Vehicle

The Davis City Council has told the Davis Police Department to return its armored vehicle to the military within 60 days and to consider other alternatives for protection on four wheels.

08/28/2014

Davis' MRAP armored vehicle (CBS)

Davis Police Department Adds Mine-Resistant Armored Truck To Force

The newest crime-fighting tool for the college town of about 65,000 is a mine-resistant, ambush-protected armored vehicle. The MRAP was developed by the military for the war. After Pentagon budget cuts, the vehicle has been making its way to local law enforcement.

08/22/2014

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