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Police Depts stock up on grenade launchers, night-vision equipment




As President Obama ushers in the end of what he called America's ?long season of war,? the former tools of combat M-16 rifles, grenade launchers, silencers and more are ending up in local police departments, often with little public notice.

During the Obama administration, according to Pentagon data, police departments have received tens of thousands of machine guns; nearly 200,000 ammunition magazines; thousands of pieces of camouflage and night-vision equipment; armored cars and aircraft.

Read Full Story: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/09/us/war-gear-flow...

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