They Are at War with Us – LAPD to Start Using Drones

by Jamie Rae Garcia Stop LAPD Spying Coalition, Drone-Free LAPD/No Drones, LA! Campaign Militarization of police in our collective understanding came to light with full force with the murder of Michael Brown by law enforcement in Ferguson Missouri and the protests by community members demanding justice.  Images of grenade launchers, assault rifles, stun grenades, tasers, rubber bullets, tear gas, rocket launchers along with long range acoustic devices, mine sweepers, tanks, helicopters, and several types of surveillance equipment in the hands of Ferguson police dispelled any faith, if [...]