Thu Jul 5, 2012, 10:41 PM
alp227 (29,067 posts)
No place in Berkeley for police armored car
Source: San Francisco Chronicle
City and UC Berkeley officials announced Thursday that they, along with their counterparts in the city of Albany, have canceled a joint request for a $170,000 Armored Emergency Rescue Vehicle from a federally affiliated nonprofit group. . Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates said the big question wasn't whether local police could find such a vehicle useful -but why in the world the application was made to begin with.
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No place in Berkeley for police armored car (Original post)
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Thu Jul 5, 2012, 11:04 PM
permatex (1,299 posts)
1. Kudos to these city officials
the police in this country are far to militarized already, WTF do the police need with armored vehicles? Fucking ridiculous!!!