A retired Marine Colonel speaks truth to power, in the trite Leftist phrase. The militarization of the police in this country is a dangerous trend. Law enforcement is not warfare, and to treat it as such is to open the door to domestic tyranny. Swat teams were initially for emergency situations. Now the swat team mentality seems to be the first resort for law enforcement. The police are becoming a well-armed military force and that is perilously close to the fear of standing armies that would be used domestically for political purposes that helped lead to the American Revolution.
This is the one hundred and tenth anniversary of the birth-day of Washington. We are met to celebrate this day. Washington