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Lowell Police get used military equipment

Lowell Police get used military equipment
Posted Tuesday, August 19th 2014 @ 9pm

From our partners at WOOD-TV:

LOWELL, Mich. (WOOD) — In the wake of the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., questions have been raised about the use of force by officers. And as police in Ferguson have clashed again and again with protesters who became violent, there have been concerns about the apparent militarization of local agencies.

24 Hour News 8 went to Lowell to see how the police department there monitors its officers, and how it takes advantage of the program that provides local law enforcement old with federal property.

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