Month: August 2014

Who is receiving items acquisitioned from DoD Excess Property Program 1033 and what is the cost?

There has been a decent amount of public discussion about the trend towards the¬†militarization of local police departments. A big contributor for this trend has been through items acquisitioned under the National Defense Authorization Act which enables DoD program 1033. This program enables excess military items to be provided to local police departments. ¬† MuckRock openly provides data on these…