PHOENIX, Ariz. (Jan. 30, 2018) – A bill introduced in the Arizona Senate would require law enforcement agencies to get local government approval before acquiring or using military equipment or surveillance technology. Passage of the legislation would set the stage to limit the surveillance state, along with the impact of federal programs that militarize local police.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (Apr. 30, 2015) – A bill taking a small first step against federal programs militarizing local police by requiring transparency was passed by the Vermont state House last week.
HELENA, Mont. (Apr. 24, 2015) – A bill that would heavily diminish the effect of federal programs that militarize local police was signed into law yesterday. Continue reading Montana Bill to Help Block Federal Militarization of Police Signed into Law
HELENA, Mont. (Apr. 9, 2015) – A bill that would drastically diminish the effect of federal surplus equipment programs that militarize local police was given final approval by the Montana House on Wednesday.
TRENTON, N.J. (March 18, 2015) – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill into law yesterday that represents an important first step towards blocking federal programs that militarize local police in the state.