Michigan Police Departments Arm Themselves With Military Style Equipment

9:01 pm
Sun August 17, 2014

Michigan Police Departments Arm Themselves With Military Style Equipment

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Review shows Barry County got five grenade launchers
Michigan police departments have armed themselves with grenade launchers, armored vehicles, automatic rifles and other equipment - 128,000 items in all, worth an estimated $43 million - under a federal program that allows police to obtain surplus gear free from the U.S. military.