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Police in Ferguson ignite debate about military tactics

The scene harkened to familiar images of the Iraq war: men in black helmets and body armor sitting on top of armored personnel carriers, rifles at the ready, surveying the civilian population.

Except this was in Middle America and the civilian population was made up of people demonstrating with their hands up to protest the police shooting of an unarmed black teen.

Read more: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/08/14/ferguson-militarize...