Tag: 2007 Defense Authorization Bill

Military Quietly Grants Itself the Power to Police the Streets Without Local or State Consent

JED MOREY – By making a few subtle changes to a regulation in the U.S. Code titled “Defense Support of Civilian Law Enforcement Agencies” the military has quietly granted itself the ability to police the streets without obtaining prior local or state consent, upending a precedent that has been in place for more than two centuries.