Study: Tactical Gear Does Not Cause Police to Be More Aggressive but More Oversight, Transparency Needed

Schools and Libraries

August 29, 2017

From: University of Tennessee at Knoxville
The acquisition of surplus military equipment through the US Department of Defense Law Enforcement Support Officers 1033 Program does not cause police to be more aggressive, according to a study published this week by a team of researchers from UT's Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research.