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I don’t support Trump’s use of military for law and order in the streets

A prominent name in law enforcement is not in favor of President Trump’s extreme law and order measures during a period of heightened social unrest, namely the use of the U.S. military to quiet protesters.

“I don’t support that at all, and I don’t think anyone else does. It’s not needed,” former NYPD chief Bill Bratton said on Yahoo Finance’s The First Trade, referring to the potential use of the military by Trump on America’s streets. That’s saying a lot seeing as Bratton gained a reputation as being tough on crime — employing a controversial law enforcement style known as broken windows theory — and gaining results in the process.

Bratton was the New York City police commissioner from 1994 to 1996 and then returned from 2014 to 2016. He had a stint as commissioner of the Boston police department from 1993 to 1994 and as the LAPD chief from

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Why local American police have so much military gear at protests

Protests continue to take place across the country calling for an end to racism and police brutality, following the death of George Floyd while in police custody.

And American cops are using some heavy duty equipment that they’ve inherited from the military.

The equipment used by some local police — ranging from tear gas grenade launchers to bayonets — are part of the federal 1033 Program, which transfers surplus equipment from the armed forces to civilian law enforcement agencies.

“This is typically stuff that they weren’t buying on their own — they wouldn’t consider it a budget priority,” Cato Institute Senior Fellow Walter Olson told Yahoo Finance’s YFi PM (video above).  But “once you’ve got the gear, the temptation is to use it… we have seen the results — we have seen armored vehicles… we’ve seen grenade launchers, helicopters that turn protests into something closer to a war zone.” 

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Military Discounts For Car Insurance

A good way to decrease the overall expense of your insurance coverage policy is to have distinct types of security devices such as anti-theft and other tools installed on your automobile locks. I submitted every little thing to my insurance coverage and they stated they would take care of and let me know the status. I pressed my horn and tryed to reverse back, the driver scuffed the side of her 4 x 4 across the front of my auto breaking the bumper and grills. But any decent motor engineer wont have any difficulty in figuring out whether or not the harm to your car is consistant with the accident circumstances. It is not cheap, but you’ll want to think about it as a cost of doing organization if you strategy to do personal lines insurance.

I’ll let the seller know, I looked up the cost on a few solutions … Read More