PressTV – US police force have become militarized: Analyst

Press TV has conducted an interview with Scott Rickard, former American intelligence linguist from Orlando, about American protesters once again taking to the streets in Missouri, demanding justice for an unarmed black teen killed by a white policeman and an end to racial discrimination.What follows is an approximate transcription of the interviewPress TV: Mr. Rickard, just how far do you think the protesters will take their anger and resentment?Rickard: Well hopefully they won’t take it too far. The American police forces have become so militarized. The amount of equipment that has been put in their resources, the type of training that they’ve had, many have gone overseas to train in Israel to learn their brutal tactics.And this is excessive force and we are talking about a man with a knife today that was gunned down, this other young man last week was gunned down was unarmed and facing his shooter with his arms in the air. It is clear by where he was hit and then he was hit while he was going down in the top of his head.

via PressTV – US police force have become militarized: Analyst.

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