McCaskill Criticizes Programs That Supply Military Equipment To Police Federal programs that give or pay for military-grade equipment for local police departments are coming under new scrutiny from the Senate Homeland Security panel.
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McCaskill Criticizes Programs That Supply Military Equipment To Police

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McCaskill Criticizes Programs That Supply Military Equipment To Police

McCaskill Criticizes Programs That Supply Military Equipment To Police

McCaskill Criticizes Programs That Supply Military Equipment To Police

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Federal programs that give or pay for military-grade equipment for local police departments are coming under new scrutiny from the Senate Homeland Security panel. An oversight hearing on Tuesday was the first Congressional response to last month's turmoil in Ferguson, Mo. It was called for by Missouri Democrat Claire McCaskill, who has criticized the "militarization" of Ferguson's police force.