Former military equipment gets second life in NJ towns amid scrutiny

Military surplus is in use by local law

Military surplus is in use by local law enforcement across the state, but some legislators want to regulate how and for what purpose that equipment is deployed. (August 25, 2014 8:47 PM)

Military surplus is in use by local law enforcement across the state, but some legislators want to regulate how and for what purpose that equipment is deployed.

State Sen. Nia Gill (D-Montclair) says she was disturbed by what she saw in Ferguson, Missouri, as officers rode in armored vehicles and wore camoflage as they dispersed crowds there. She wrote a letter to the state attorney general...

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