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Small Canadian Town. Population: 9,562 And One Military Armored Vehicle

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posted on Nov, 9 2014 @ 01:47 PM
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Only in the US you say? Never in small towns you say? Tell that to small town Canada with our very own encroaching police state.

New Glasgow:



Population: 9,562
Area: 2,689 acres (including river)



It’s like insurance. Our police force wants to prepare for anything we may encounter. —Const. Ken MacDonald, New Glasgow police spokesman

A lot of media like to call it a tank. We call it a rescue vehicle. —Sgt. Matthew D’Asti, Windsor police spokesman

Justifications aside, the costs are high. In 2012, the RCMP bought 18 armoured trucks for $14 million. The vehicles are equipped with: * gun ports * sentry hatches * a protected observation station * an elevated ladder platform system * fire detection/suppression system * infrared lighting
ottawacitizen.com...

Let's not forget the evildoers in farming country:


Mounties in Saskatchewan received two of the 18 tactical armoured vehicles that were purchased through a $14 million contract with Navistar Defence Canada. One of the new special vehicles will be based in Regina and the other in Prince Albert. Read more: regina.ctvnews.ca...

BTW: Prince Albert Population is 35,129

Ok, so let's pick a big scary city.

Windsor Ontario:
Population in 2011: 210,891


It's been happening slowly in Canada with a few pockets of protest and disgruntled locals but NOW it's being justified to the public by:

Response to the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed black man who was shot and killed by police a little more than two weeks ago in Ferguson, Mo., has sparked the debate. www.cbc.ca...

Next month, Windsor will become one of the latest Ontario police departments to be equipped with a former military vehicle.

The department has also replaced its shotguns with C8 rifles, cousins of the M-16.

The Cougar, a light armoured vehicle, was donated to Windsor police by the Department of National Defence. It's a vehicle that was used by soldiers in Afghanistan.

And it's such an icebreaker with the kids in the US so why not bring it North of the border? It's a Trojan Horse, of course, one that is sold to communities as a benefit, all the while the real purpose is to keep the defense industry churning out profits, bring police departments in line with the military, and establish a standing army.
www.huffingtonpost.com...

But maybe we should count our little towns of 9,000 as potentially dangerous because in the US a population of 3500 evildoers seems to be a guideline:

"My hometown is an idyllic place, a sleepy town of 3,500 set among the cornfields of Story County, Iowa. When I recently drove through it on a hot summer day, the only noises were insects buzzing above cornfields, and distant splashes and screams of delight from the public pool. Kids still ride their bikes by themselves to the pool in the summer and carry their skates down to the pond in the winter. They dress up in little Scandinavian outfits and dance in the street at our yearly town festival.

Like many law enforcement departments around the country, the Story County Sheriff’s Office earlier this year acquired an MRAP – a Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle, designed to survive IEDs and mine attacks."
www.forbes.com...


So for those of you saying NEVER IN CANADA, think again. Because Harper loves him some Obama.

“We cannot continue to rely only on our military in order to achieve national security objectives we’ve set. We’ve got to have a civilian national security force that’s just as powerful, just as strong, just as well funded.”

~Barack Obama~

"um...Yeah, what he said!"

~Stephen Harper~

Peace



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posted on Nov, 9 2014 @ 02:14 PM
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To Add:

Just as I was getting my car I turned on the radio and there was a talk show on the radio talking about the incidents in Moncton and Ottawa.

They were interviewing some higher up in the RCMP and he was using these incidents to justify more military gear for cops. That didn't take long.

And yet overall, violent crime in Canada is down.

Go figure.

Peace
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posted on Nov, 9 2014 @ 02:18 PM
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I like it. I wish the cops around here could get a nice toy like that. I bet they would run it in the parades and have kids riding on it.

Am I supposed to think having a toy like that is a problem
It will keep the cops happy and maybe they won't be giving as many tickets out.


If you don't believe me, look at the smiles on their faces in the picture. They don't look like loose cannons.
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posted on Nov, 9 2014 @ 02:24 PM
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originally posted by: rickymouse
I like it. I wish the cops around here could get a nice toy like that. I bet they would run it in the parades and have kids riding on it.

Am I supposed to think having a toy like that is a problem
It will keep the cops happy and maybe they won't be giving as many tickets out.


If you don't believe me, look at the smiles on their faces in the picture. They don't look like loose cannons.


Not telling you what to think my friend.

I come to my own conclusions as well as should you.

Peace



posted on Nov, 9 2014 @ 02:43 PM
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a reply to: jude11

I think they may end up having these everywhere. Our small town has a new fleet of white cars trucks and vans all unmarked but gov license plates and a new fenced lot razor wire top facing in not out, smack in the middle of town, 10,000 people. I think they are ready to stick an official tag on the sides but when and what for. They are supposed to belong to Human Services but they already have a fleet of vehicles parked in a fenced enclosure behind the welfare office.



posted on Nov, 9 2014 @ 02:53 PM
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originally posted by: Char-Lee
a reply to: jude11

I think they may end up having these everywhere. Our small town has a new fleet of white cars trucks and vans all unmarked but gov license plates and a new fenced lot razor wire top facing in not out, smack in the middle of town, 10,000 people. I think they are ready to stick an official tag on the sides but when and what for. They are supposed to belong to Human Services but they already have a fleet of vehicles parked in a fenced enclosure behind the welfare office.


I think I remember where you're from and there should be no need for any nefarious Govt. activities in your town. Of course that doesn't matter anymore it seems.

Keep us updated.

Peace



posted on Nov, 9 2014 @ 02:59 PM
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a reply to: jude11

There have been a lot of strange things in the towns along the coast but we know it is a back way from Wa or even Canada to San Francisco , LA the whole coast. They have put in cameras and all kinds of road monitoring equipment, we do have a prison so if things went bad with the country there is that to consider and of course we are the West Coast which is approachable from sea. Last summer i saw a missile fire from the hills very odd, that was new and where it came from we could not find. The only thing in the area is a rock quarry locked and fenced but in operation selling stone and gravel.



posted on Nov, 9 2014 @ 03:17 PM
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Take careful note of all those pictures of SWAT teams and tanks; helmeted goons don't do well if their faceshields are smeared with baby oil or spray paint; typically they don't have armor on their feet or back of their legs.

Tanks have vulnerabilities; although I think their tires are bullet proof, I wonder how well their engines would work if the mufflers were stuffed with potatoes and bananas... a tank filled with goons that doesn't move is a sitting duck after the ammo runs out.

It's high time there was a last-chance dialogue between the people who willingly don this gear every day, and the rest of the citizenry; because it's time to decide whose side you're on... and at some point, the traitors who are supporting and protecting the banksters and the corrupt politicians will be treated like the scum they are. What part of what they are doing do they not understand? What kind of man does this, sells their soul, for a crummy paycheck while the real criminals are 20 flights up in a glass and metal building, or hiding behind marble columns?



posted on Nov, 9 2014 @ 03:22 PM
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What part of what they are doing do they not understand? What kind of man does this, sells their soul, for a crummy paycheck while the real criminals are 20 flights up in a glass and metal building, or hiding behind marble columns?


This also stumps me.

They have neighbors, friends, family who will be on the pointy end of the stick when the SHTF. What will they say or do then?

Peace



posted on Nov, 9 2014 @ 03:32 PM
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a reply to: jude11

Well look at it like this, we just got done with the war in Iraq. There is a huge number of military vehicles that are now no longer needed, and are sitting in mothballs. Some of these vehicles have never been deployed and are brand spankin new. Instead of just scraping these vehicles or letting them sit and rot, they sell or give them away via grants to Law Enforcement agencies. They are only heavily armored cars (no weapon systems). While some of these small towns may not need one there are giving them away so most departments says sure we'll take one.



posted on Nov, 9 2014 @ 03:47 PM
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originally posted by: jude11
Only in the US you say? Never in small towns you say? Tell that to small town Canada with our very own encroaching police state.

Well, when Steve puts on his Big Boy pants, he likes to play with Big Boy toys!



posted on Nov, 9 2014 @ 04:25 PM
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I'm curious what everyone finds threatening about this. It's a truck with thick doors. Just because it was a military vehicle doesn't mean it has any extraordinary capabilities except armor, which again, is just thick doors and sturdy glass.

The only thing I see wrong with this is giving these things to small towns. They should go to larger cities first, or those with a higher likelihood of flooding/natural disasters.



posted on Nov, 9 2014 @ 04:26 PM
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Anybody notice that bill that got pushed through parliament the day after that staged shooting in Ottawa last month?
Basically giving CSIS the right to spy as much as they want on anybody..

I miss Canada. But I wont be moving back anytime soon. I can only imagine all the terrorists that have been infiltrating my home town of about 5 hundred people.



posted on Nov, 9 2014 @ 04:37 PM
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originally posted by: jude11





Is it just me or does EVERY single one of them look like a douche bag?



posted on Nov, 9 2014 @ 05:36 PM
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a reply to: jude11

Are these towns big meth or other big time drug towns? That happens a lot with the small towns in Canada.



posted on Nov, 9 2014 @ 05:37 PM
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originally posted by: rickymouse
If you don't believe me, look at the smiles on their faces in the picture. They don't look like loose cannons.


They're smiling ear to ear cause they can't wait to use it on defenseless citizens.
Everyone knows when you get a new toy, after drooling over it for 2 minutes the first thing you want to do is play with it.

Thanks for finding this jude11! Another link to add to my collection.



posted on Nov, 9 2014 @ 05:39 PM
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a reply to: ShadowLink

How exactly do you use it against citizens? Drive in front of them slowly?



posted on Nov, 9 2014 @ 05:59 PM
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a reply to: JBRiddle
Perhaps but the optics of it are terrible..if the equipment is at their disposal they will use it at likley inappropriate times.
Stevie Wonder could see this coming.



posted on Nov, 9 2014 @ 06:04 PM
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originally posted by: Domo1
a reply to: ShadowLink

How exactly do you use it against citizens? Drive in front of them slowly?


Just because it is unarmed doesn't mean it can't be armed again...within minutes. That's what these things are made for. Just like a snap-on tool. It is just another weapon waiting to be loaded and if the cops have a weapon they WILL use it.

Peace



posted on Nov, 9 2014 @ 06:16 PM
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originally posted by: jude11

originally posted by: Domo1
a reply to: ShadowLink

How exactly do you use it against citizens? Drive in front of them slowly?


Just because it is unarmed doesn't mean it can't be armed again...within minutes. That's what these things are made for. Just like a snap-on tool. It is just another weapon waiting to be loaded and if the cops have a weapon they WILL use it.

Peace


You can snap on a weapon to anything. So what? Just what do you think they are going to do with that one truck? Private security companies have amored trucks all over town that could be armed are you worried Brinks is going to attack people?



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