nprnews_____ = ||| lubuntu at wor3|||Twin Cities Area Police Forces Loaded Up On War Surplus Under President Trump||| kickerpage = |||no kicker pagenpr for NPRNEWS||| summarynpr = |||Many law enforcement agencies in suburban Minneapolis and St. Paul that policed protests are recent entrants to a decades-old Pentagon program of transferring military gear to cops.


Twin Cities Area Police Forces Loaded Up On War Surplus Under President Trump

A mine resistant ambush protected vehicle, or MRAP, originally created for the military, displayed in 2013 by a sheriff’s department official in Warren County, N.Y.

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Twin Cities Area Police Forces Loaded Up On War Surplus Under President Trump



Many law enforcement agencies in suburban Minneapolis and St. Paul that policed protests are recent entrants to a decades-old Pentagon program of transferring military gear to cops.


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