The 1033 Program And Its Role In Police Militarization

  • Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s ...

    Dec 02, 2014· One year later, in 2012, its 1033 program was temporarily suspended due to a number of items going unaccounted for after being sold. These included guns and other equipment given to “non-police ...

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  • The Pentagon’s Hand-Me-Downs Helped Militarize Police ...

    Jun 02, 2020· The militarization of the American police, and the 1033 program specifically, began attracting wider scrutiny in 2014, after the Black Lives Matter protests in Ferguson, Missouri. Proponents of ...

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  • Join the 1033 Program - Defense Logistics Agency

    Once property is received on record, the LEA must ensure its accountability and responsibility of it. If the LEA desires to Transfer, Turn-In, or Dispose of the property, they must have LESO approval. How to Participate in the 1033 Program . For all LEAs to qualify for entry into the 1033 program, LEAs must meet all three of these basic criteria:

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  • Militarization Of Police Means U.S. Protesters Face ...

    Jul 01, 2020· And so the 1033 program becomes the main driver of militarization of policing in the United States until the terrorist attacks of 2001, and then …

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  • The 1033 program takes center stage again, as militarized ...

    Jun 08, 2020· The MRAPs are just one in a long list of military hand-me-downs that have come into police possession courtesy of the 1033 program. Instituted as part of the 1997 National Defense Authorization ...

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  • The Militarization of America's Police: A Brief History ...

    May 24, 2019· A few decades later, America saw another wave of police militarization during the race riots, including the Watts Riots and the 1967 riots in Detroit, as well as increasingly militarized organized crime—thanks in part to the beginnings of the War on Drugs.. Incidents like the 1986 FBI Miami shootout and the North Hollywood shootout of 1997 were game-changers …

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  • Rights Groups Urge US Congress to End the 1033 Program ...

    Jul 01, 2020· The military surplus equipment transfer program, known as the 1033 Program, was formally established in the 1997 FY National Defense Authorization Act. Since its inception, more than $7.4 billion ...

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  • It’s Past Time to End the Federal Militarization of Police

    May 12, 2021· The 1033 program gives police and sheriff’s departments unique and unprecedented access to military gear. Since the program was created in 1996, the U.S. military has given roughly 10,000 law enforcement agencies $7.4 billion worth of equipment including grenade launchers, batons, combat vehicles, and hundreds of thousands of rifles.

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  • What is the 1033 Program? How the militarization of police ...

    Sep 09, 2020· With the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997, the 1208 Program was expanded into the 1033 Program allowing “all law enforcement agencies to acquire property for bona fide law enforcement purposes that assist in their arrest and apprehension mission" and that "Preference is given to counter-drug and counter-terrorism …

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  • A Simple Way to Demilitarize the Police | Washington Monthly

    May 10, 2021· Ending the 1033 program would be a good start. U nder Section 1033, local police departments can apply for surplus military equipment that the Defense Department would otherwise destroy or leave ...

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  • The 1033 Program: Effect on Law ... - Police Chief Magazine

    The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Excess Property 1033 program has assisted law enforcement agencies for nearly 25 years. It is best known for its role in providing law enforcement agencies with critical but previously unavailable equipment for little to no cost. For example, prior to the deployment and utilization of today’s purpose-built police armored personnel carriers such as the ...

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  • How police departments got billions of dollars of tactical ...

    Jun 12, 2020· For decades, police departments have acquired military weaponry like grenade launchers and armored vehicles for little cost through a controversial Defense Department program called 1033. The ...

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  • Militarization of School Police: One Route on the School ...

    May 15, 2015· The 1033 Program and other similar programs flood local communities with weapons designed for war and permit police to use the weapons on citizens during times of peace. History provides few examples where effective law enforcement programs in stable democracies blended police and military roles.

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  • The Day - How military gear found its way into police ...

    Jun 27, 2020· Eric Fleury, assistant professor of government and international relations at Connecticut College, said the root of the 1033 Program is the U.S.’s relationship with its military.

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  • A federal program lets Connecticut police departments ...

    Jun 14, 2020· The Stratford Police Department, meanwhile, has acquired two helicopters through the 1033 Program, including an OH-58 Kiowa, used in the military for observation and fire support.

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  • The 1033 Program, Police Militarization, and the War on Drugs

    1033 program since its establishment.24 Research shows that receiving more equipment transfers through the 1033 program increases the number of civilians killed by police, suggesting that police militarization –and the 1033 program, in particular has been one of the drivers of police violence.25 The connection between the 1033 program and violent

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  • The 1033 Program and its role in police militarization

    Jun 08, 2020· Across the country, more than 8,000 police departments have been able to gather such military equipment with ease, and at no cost, through the 1033 Program, which allows the military to …

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  • Does Police Militarization Affect Civilian Deaths?

    military gear to local law enforcement agencies free of charge since as early as 1990. The most current form of such programs being known as the 1033 program (McCaskill 2015). From typewriters to MRAPs; from aircraft to assault rifles, the 1033 program transfers a broad range of surplus military equipment to state and local police departments.

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  • The "Militarization" of Law Enforcement and the Department ...

    Aug 01, 2014· Such concerns have focused almost exclusively on the expanding role of Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) teams. Congress has also turned its attention to the Department of Defense's (DOD) "1033 Program" and what role it might play in the militarization of law enforcement. Militarization of Law Enforcement

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  • Militarization and police violence: The case of the 1033 ...

    Jun 14, 2017· The US Department of Defense 1033 program makes excess military equipment, including weapons and vehicles, available to local LEAs. The variation in the amount of transferred equipment allows us to probe the relationship between military transfers and police …

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  • Stop Training Police Like They’re Joining the Military

    Jun 10, 2020· To be sure, federal military-surplus transfers like those through the Defense Department’s 1033 Program do little good, and much harm: Police departments obtaining used Army filing cabinets at ...

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  • Geographies of U.S. Police Militarization and the Role of ...

    Police militarization is an important public policy issue since the response to the 2014 protests in Ferguson, Missouri. We trace the legal history of a key military surplus transfer program,...

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  • Congress: End Police Militarization and Over-policing in ...

    1. End to the Department of Defense’s 1033 program, which fuels the militarization of law enforcement by arming local and state police like soldiers. Weapons have no role in the policing of our communities or protests, especially military-grade weapons; 2.

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  • Militarization and police violence: The case of the 1033 ...

    Purpose: Prior literature has examined police militarization by operationalizing the materiel dimension using the 1033 Program – a U.S. military surplus transfer program – and assessing its ...

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  • The 'Militarization' of Law Enforcement and the …

    "militarization" of law enforcement. Such concerns have focused almost exclusively on the expanding role of Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) teams. Congress has also turned its attention to the Department of Defense's (DOD) "1033 Program" and what role it might play in the militarization of law enforcement. Militarization of Law Enforcement

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  • The militarization of America’s police may reduce crime ...

    Aug 10, 2017· Since 1997, the Pentagon’s Defense Logistics Agency has transferred surplus military equipment worth over $6 billion to more than 8,000 police agencies across the United States, according to official figures.Known as the 1033 Program, it is not without controversy, especially after police used armored vehicles and other military equipment to quell protests following the fatal shooting of an ...

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  • A federal program lets Connecticut police departments ...

    Jun 14, 2020· The Stratford Police Department, meanwhile, has acquired two helicopters through the 1033 Program, including an OH-58 Kiowa, used in the military …

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  • Beyond Repair: Dismantling the 1033 program — Security ...

    Jul 15, 2020· It must be dismantled and, critically, the trail of military equipment left in its wake must be removed from public life. The US military-police nexus cannot be reformed. It must be dismantled. For DOD and law enforcement, there is a self-serving political dimension to police militarization. The 1033 program inflates DOD’s budget and those of ...

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