Thursday, January 8, 2015

Link of the Week: Mocking Our Growing Police State

Today's link is from The Onion, titled 'How Police Are Revamping their Tactics'

"In the wake of widespread protests against police brutality and discrimination, law enforcement departments across the country are instituting new rules and policies to ensure safer practices. Here are some of the ways departments are reforming their training, tactics, and management in light of scrutiny:

-    Improved training to ensure that combat-ready assault rifles are not misused in the course of community policing
-    Armored vehicles to be decorated with murals celebrating the communities in which they are deployed
-    Switching to new all-organic tear gas blend


You can read the rest at The Onion here.

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