PBS NewsHour

Will banning military-style gear for police reduce tensions?

Clip: 05/18/2015 | 9m 40s

Images of protests in Ferguson, New York and Baltimore showed police officers in military gear, pointing rifles and using tear gas. Today President Obama announced a ban on selling certain military-style gear to local police. Judy Woodruff talks to Charles Ramsey, co-chair of the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing and Richard Beary of the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

Aired: 05/18/15

Rating: NR

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