The image of the Militarized police in Anaheim comes from democraticunderground.com.
Recently the Anaheim Police have been cracking down on cartel, and gang violence in Orange County. In doing so there has been a rise in police shootings involving unarmed civilians. Manuel Diaz, 25 was confronted and gunned down by Anaheim police after the confrontation went sour.
Protesters have hit the streets of Anaheim looking to strike back against what they consider an unauthorized use of deadly force. To slow down the crowds police used pepper bullets, rubber bullets, and bean bag rounds on the protesters.
Now the police have traded in the riot gear for a Militarized police appear to be on patrol in Anaheim.
So whats the big deal about a Police crackdown, with officers wearing state of the art Military grade equipment? Depends on what your stance or believe on the reason for it could be.
The one thing that is catching some by surprise is the fact that the mainstream media is not covering the militarization of the Police force. Witnesses of these militarized police say that the fatigue wearing officers don’t act like normal officers.
According to the city police they just want to bring an end to the level of high crime that has been ravaging Orange County for years. Please share your thoughts on the police build up.