"Do Not Resist"


The rapid militarization of local police departments in the United States is the subject of the documentary film "Do Not Resist." Since 9/11, the federal government has provided police departments more than $40 billion in equipment.

In this exclusive clip for Salon, a city council in New Hampshire debates accepting a federal grant for a military vehicle and a small town in Wisconsin shows how it is using a discarded MRAP armored vehicle for drug seizures. The film won the Best Documentary Feature Award at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival. "Do Not Resist" premieres February 12 on PBS.

Read more about the film here.

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