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Congress Probes Militarization of US Police

U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday reviewed federal government programs that provide billions of dollars in surplus military weapons and equipment to civilian police departments. The action comes amid growing calls to end the so-called "militarization" of local law-enforcement agencies after last month's police response to protests in Ferguson, Missouri. Events in Ferguson drew worldwide attention when local police, dressed in military uniforms with assault weapons and armored...

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