Police are pointing to the terrorist attacks in San Bernardino as proof that local law enforcement needs military tools and training.
From what I recently witnessed while attending traffic court in Santa Clara County, there is nothing consistent or impartial about the way the court is conducting itself.
Taking a cue from PBS’ “America: After Ferguson,” county leaders are inviting the public to dial into a telephone town hall Sunday to talk about race, law enforcement and community trust.
It’s been called an attempted “coup,” a “hostile takeover” and an effort to “reshape the face of the organization.” What you ask? A democratic election, of course!
Fearing backlash from the public, San Jose police have opted to get rid of a heavily armored 15-ton truck, a military hand-me-down the city received from the Pentagon earlier this year.