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18 August, 2014
Police Face Civilian Protesters–Dressed for Military Combat - The Atlantic
Police Face Civilian Protesters–Dressed for Military Combat - The Atlantic: The image in the Times photograph is particularly stark, but is depicting something that happens daily in cities all around the United States with little pushback. Community policing is impossible when officers dress up as occupying soldiers. But there is little chance that this pernicious trend will end anytime soon.