Officials say Obama orders a review of programs that help police obtain military equipment

  • by: JIM KUHNHENN , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 23, 2014 - 6:10 PM

EDGARTOWN, Mass. — The White House is conducting a review of programs that have equipped local police departments with military gear from the Pentagon, urged by President Barack Obama's call for more separation between the nation's armed forces and civilian law enforcement.

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