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Posted November 14. 2017 12:56PM

Under proposal, NH would opt out of federal handouts that militarize police

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An MRAP is shown at the U.S. Army's Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Maryland. The vehicle was designed to protect soldiers in IED-laden war zones, but are now being made available to local law enforcement as war surplus. (Reuters)

CONCORD, N.H. (November 13, 2017) – A bill prefiled in the New Hampshire House would opt the state out of a federal program that facilitates the sale or transfer of certain military equipment from the federal government to state and local law enforcement.