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Alecia Phonesavanh

As Violent Crime Drops, Why Is Law Enforcement More Militarized?

Matt Vespa  What is the 1033 program? Well, it’s a law that says excess equipment from the Department of Defense can be transferred to local law enforcement. It started in the 1990s. Since then, $4.3 billion in equipment has been handed over to local police forces. These military equipment exchanges will reach record highs this

Drug Unit Involved in Injury to Ga. Toddler Killed a Pastor in 2009

 Despite the emotional expressions of regret and concern for the family, the SWAT officers responsible for tossing the flash-bang grenade that injured a toddler in Georgia are still on the job. In fact, in a conversation with The New American, the Habersham County Sheriff’s Office retorts that there is no current investigation into the tragic events