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Who Will Protect Americans From A Dangerously Militarized Police Forces?

AFRICANGLOBE - A radical transformation is occurring inside US society as local police, government agencies and even colleges are stockpiling military-grade weapons, as well as military training. From the streets of Los Angeles to New York City, an increasing number of Americans are asking, how Americans came to inherit a system where “protests are met with flash grenades, pepper spray, and platoons of riot teams dressed like Robocops… and order is preserved by armed government agents too often conditioned to see streets and neighborhoods as battlefields and the citizens they serve as the enemy?”

American Police Shot Dead 385 People In Five Months

AFRICANGLOBE - American police shot and killed 385 people during the first five months of this year, a rate of more than two a day. The death rate is more than twice that tallied by the federal government over the past decade, a count that officials concede is incomplete.

American Police Killed More People In March Than The Entire UK...

AFRICANGLOBE - The sheer fact that American police kill TWICE as many people per month as police have killed in the modern history of the United Kingdom is sick, preposterous, and alarming.

Military Hardware Still Flowing To American Police After Ferguson

AFRICANGLOBE - The federal government shipped nearly 4,000 more assault rifles to local law enforcement agencies in the three months following the Ferguson protests, marking a huge surge in the amount of lethal firearms being doled out to police and sheriff’s offices.

The U.S. Police Threat “Is Too High”

AFRICANGLOBE - Other countries manage to have police forces that do not indiscriminately gun down their citizens. Yet most Americans will support the police until it happens to them, but keep in mind that every time you get in your car you have placed yourself in far greater danger from police than you face from terrorists.

Rise Of The American Police State: 9 Disgraceful Events That Paved...

AFRICANGLOBE - Here are 10 events of recent decades that have encouraged the growth of a police state in the U.S. and promoted the type of toxic environment in which unarmed Michael Brown was shot six times.

Ferguson: No Justice In The American Police State – A Must...

AFRICANGLOBE - Today Americans have no more protection against state violence than Germans had under National Socialism. Far from being a “light unto the world,” America is descending into cold hard tyranny. The “land of the free” looks like a Gestapo Nazi state. Clearly, the American police are an enormous danger to the public. It is not American civilians with carry permits who murder 500 people a year. It is the goon thug police. Gun control should be applied to the police who lack sufficient intelligence and judgment to go around armed.

US Has ‘Long History’ Of Police Brutality Against Blacks

AFRICANGLOBE - The United States has a “long history” of police brutality against African-Americans, where Blacks are “frequently” murdered by US law enforcement agencies. Violence and brutality is deeply rooted in the American police culture.