Ferguson or Fallujah? De-militarizing Law Enforcement and Disarming U.S. Foreign Policy

Sunday, Apr 19, 2015, 2:00 pm

Public outrage over police responses to public protests have highlighted the need to address the transferring to and use of military equipment by local police forces.  What impact does this militarization have on law enforcement?  On public perception?  How is it connected to U.S. foreign policy and defense budgets?  Come hear about these issues and what we as a nation can do to change it.


Elizabeth Beavers, Friends Committee on National Legislation

Kanya Bennett, American Civil Liberties Union

Cheye M. Calvo, Mayor, Berwyn Heights, Maryland

Rev. Michael Neuroth, United Church of Christ, Justice and Witness Ministries


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