Funny how "conservatives" don't mind government handouts when it comes to stuff like this.
In the parking lot of Middletown police headquarters sits a 14-ton armored fighting vehicle designed to withstand roadside improvised explosive devices in Afghanistan.
Jersey City police have the firepower of an army, with an inventory of 155 surplus M16 military assault rifles, able to spit out hundreds of rounds a minute.
And the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office has a grenade launcher.
Over the past two decades, law enforcement agencies in New Jersey have acquired surplus military gear worth $32.8 million — including hundreds of automatic rifles, night vision scopes, laser range finders, combat knives, armored trucks, three helicopters and the grenade launcher — all free of charge.
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