Armed in America: Police & Guns

Does Arming Police Make Them More Likely to Use Force?

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In Ferguson, Missouri, unarmed man Michael Brown was shot by a white police officer in 2014. In Seattle 1999, a SWAT team faced anti-globalization protests that turned so sour that it was called the “Battle of Seattle”. Some psychologist say that the weapons the police carry may make them more aggressive towards others.

Aired: 05/09/16

Rating: NR

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