Illinois Bill Would Help Block Federal Militarization of Police

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Jan. 29, 2016) – A bill filed in the Illinois Senate would prohibit state and local law enforcement agencies from obtaining certain types of military hardware from the federal government, and would require public notice before they acquire authorized equipment. Passage of this legislation would represent a big step toward stopping the federal militarization of state and local police.

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New Hampshire Action Alert: Help Nullify Police Militarization, Support HB1402 and SB472

New Hampshire HB1402 and SB472 would restrict transfers of military equipment from the federal government to local law enforcement. HB1402 must pass the House Municipal and County Government Committee and SB472 must pass the Senate Executive Departments and Administration Committee.

PLEASE TAKE THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS to support these important bills.

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New Hampshire Bill Would Hinder Federal Militarization of Police

CONCORD, N.H. (Jan. 11, 2016) – A bill filed in the New Hampshire Senate would prohibit state and local law enforcement agencies from obtaining certain types of military hardware from the federal government, and would require public notice before they acquire authorized equipment. Passage of this legislation would represent a big step toward stopping the federal militarization of state and local police.

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