US Police Militarization, Weaponization: From Ferguson to Fenway

Michael Shank, Ph.D., associate director for legislative affairs at the Friends Committee on National Legislation and adjunct faculty at George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, discusses for WZBC 90.3 FM the lessons from Ferguson’s violence, the militarization of US police forces, and the Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security programs that are weaponizing America’s main streets. Audio courtesy of WZBC in Boston.