Have US police departments become too militarised?

President Joe Biden is reportedly looking to restrict police from receiving military equipment.

The 1033 programme allows local law enforcement to receive surplus weapons and vehicles from the US defence department. More than $7.5bn (£5.5bn) worth of equipment has been transferred over the years, with over 8,000 agencies enrolled.

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