1033 Program Research Paper

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The 1033 Program There is positive and negatives about the 1033 program. For instance you can take the Ferguson case when there is a riot that outbreaks the 1033 program can be very useful. The department of defense offers free military equipment police agencies the only cost is shipping. The 1033 program was initially passed to help law enforcement to fight terrorism and war on drugs. The law enforcement agencies are given the options of vehicles, air craft, weapons, computer equipment, body armor, fingerprint equipment, night vision equipment, radios and televisions, first aid equipment, tents and sleeping bags, photographic equipment and etc. Law enforcement sometimes can take advantage of having so much equipment and power. There are a…show more content…
The flash grenades can do damage to people even though you are trying to get people attention you can also harm innocent by standers in the process. When SWAT teams go in busting down doors with no warning is a good chance of someone getting hurt or even killed. A lot the times when a SWAT team bust in without any warning the person thinks someone is breaking their hose and their first instinct is to protect themselves. Secondly you have to think about the children. When a SWAT team bust down doors they need to take in consideration of children could be inside, and think about the well-being and safety of the child. Having children in the cross fire of things can impact a child. Also there safety children are innocent and to accidently harm or kill a child would not be a good thing. In some case SWAT teams are not needed. Cases like where SWAT teams are sent to look just look for drugs. Most of the time it is not a guarantee that drugs will be found. So for SWAT to go in and busting down doors taking a risk on harming innocent people is not a very well thought of plan. It is the same with weapons, when they think a person has weapons most of the time they are wrong and the person does not have a weapon. In some cases it does not take so much force to get what you need especially if it is not a 100 percent

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