Posts Tagged Military Equipment
Northam Considers Bill Limiting Some Use of Military Equipment by Police
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on October 27, 2020
Governor Ralph Northam is now considering dozens of bills lawmakers sent him during a special session on coronavirus and criminal justice reform. Michael Pope reports about one bill that could limit what kind of military equipment is available to police.
MRAPs Have Become a Sticking Point in Military Equipment Use Debate
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on September 18, 2020
Lawmakers are debating a ban on some kinds of military equipment for law enforcement agencies across Virginia. As Michael Pope reports, the House and Senate are taking different approaches.
Bill Blocking Police Use of Military Equipment Moves to House of Delegates
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on September 10, 2020
The Virginia Senate has approved a landmark bill approving policing reform. The vote came after a debate over the use of military equipment. Michael Pope has details.