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Officials: White House reviewing equipment program

The White House is conducting a review of programs that have equipped local police departments with military gear from the Pentagon, urged by President Barack Obama's call for more separation between the nation's armed forces and civilian law enforcement.

The examination comes in the aftermath of the police response to unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, following the police killing of an unarmed black man.

Read more: http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/nation-now/2014/08/23/officials-white-house-reviewing-equipment-program/14505157/

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