DHS helping fund militarization of local police departments

What is the purpose of all of this local police militarization? We may have witnessed it this past week in Boston, as an army of heavily armed local police and federal agents, with the help of elected officials, locked down nearly a million people in Boston, Watertown and other communities – all over a single 19-year-old terrorist suspect.

Is that kind of response going to become the “new normal?” Perhaps, if agencies like DHS get their way. Clearly, many police departments are being transformed from law enforcement agencies into war-fighting forces, and all compliments of the U.S. taxpayer. …

http://www.naturalnews.com/040254_police_militarization_Department_of_Homeland_Security_state.html

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