Open Phones

Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Are police forces in the United States becoming too… read more

Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Are police forces in the United States becoming too militarized?” Daniel Newhauser talked by phone about the Defense Department’s Excess Property Program, also know as the 1033 Program, which transfers excess military equipment to law enforcement agencies. The program had come under criticism following riots in Ferguson, Missouri, in response to the police shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Open Phones

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Program ID:
321026-4
Category:
Call-In
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 19, 2014

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  • Aug 19, 2014 | 6:59am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 19, 2014 | 7:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 19, 2014 | 11:27am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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