• Military excess items are in the hands of Maryland law enforcement

    A number of federal programs distribute excess military gear to local police and sheriff\’s departments who apply for it. In Maryland, state police coordinate the distribution and have a list of what\’s on hand.

  • Military equipment D.C. acquired from federal program

    After seeing Humvees, tanks and police armed with military-grade
    equipment in the small town of Ferguson, Missouri, the Attorney General is calling for a Department of Justice investigation into the programs which provide the items to local police departments, including D.C. police.