War Comes Home: The Excessive Militarization of American Policing

This shocking report published by the ACLU sheds light on the realities of US police militarization and the numerous harms it has had on neighborhoods throughout the country.

Police militarization perverts the very purpose of a police force: to keep civilians safe from violence. “The militarization of American policing is evident in the training that police officers receive, which encourages them to adopt a “warrior” mentality and think of the people they are supposed to serve as enemies.”

Download PDF