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Author Topic: Concord, NH Police to Apply for Tank (BearCat) Purchase Grant  (Read 2927 times)

anon37268573

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Concord, NH Police to Apply for Tank (BearCat) Purchase Grant
« on: September 11, 2012, 12:12:21 pm »

Concord, NH has become the latest city in NH to apply for the purchase of a BearCat tank:

http://www.concordmonitor.com/article/353903/city-police-armored-car-needed

The Concord police are planning to seek federal grant money for an armored vehicle that would guard officers against .50-caliber bullets at a cost of nearly $260,000.

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The military equipment is needed to help the para-military units with in the local police force crush civil disobedience acts related to drug prohibition laws.
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Re: Concord, NH Police to Apply for Tank (BearCat) Purchase Grant
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2012, 11:10:31 pm »

I hope everyone is going to let them hear about this?
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Re: Concord, NH Police to Apply for Tank (BearCat) Purchase Grant
« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2012, 05:45:27 pm »

Those living in Concord might. But the problem with these 'grants' is that many just ignore it.
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Re: Concord, NH Police to Apply for Tank (BearCat) Purchase Grant
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2012, 11:24:46 pm »

Well where are all the FSP people to share there thought on this in public at City council meeting or anything?
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Re: Concord, NH Police to Apply for Tank (BearCat) Purchase Grant
« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2012, 12:12:24 pm »

Well where are all the FSP people to share there thought on this in public at City council meeting or anything?

Not many of them live in Concord because it is the most left leaning municipal area (city/town) in the entire state.

A very large number of Concord residents work for the state government. After all, Concord is the state capital.

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