Mark and Charlie's Blog

Blog > Mark and Charlie's Blog > Police in Ferguson ignite debate about military tactics

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-militarized-police/14064675/

Taboola Teaser

Istanbul (CNN)As passengers at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport waited to board their flights Wednesday, workers picked...
DALLAS -- Approximately 40 participants attending a Tony Robbins seminar downtown suffered minor burn injuries...
Democrats and Republicans nearly came to blows on the House floor during an extraordinary sit-in protest for a...
A man who says he was Omar Mateen's lover has claimed the mass murderer acted out of revenge after finding out one...
A man who says he was Orlando shooter Omar Mateen's gay lover is speaking out following the attack on Pulse...