Police Militarism in America
In Many Communities Cops are the Terrorists

Lindorff, Dave
Date Written:  2014-08-14
Publisher:  CounterPunch
Year Published:  2014
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX16654

The apparent murder by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, of Mike Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old black youth who was shot a number of times while he was allegedly on his knees with his hands up in the air, pleading “Don’t shoot, I’m not armed,” is exposing everything that is wrong with policing in the US today. What we need today is community resistance to police abuse, and a demilitarization of policing.

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