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Grenade launchers and other war-fighting equipment militarizes CT police

The Willimantic Police Department's SWAT vehicle given to the town by the Department of Defense.

WASHINGTON – Images of Ferguson police dressed in riot gear, riding in massive armored vehicles and using high-power rifles like those used by the U.S .military has touched off a debate on the wisdom of militarizing police forces across the nation, including those in Connecticut, by giving them cast off Pentagon equipment. Continue Reading →

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