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Md. universities arm police with surplus military equipment

This armored truck is used by police at the University of Maryland College Park. Police departments at four Maryland public universities have received more than $190,000 worth of surplus military equipment–ranging from rifles to an armored truck–from the federal government. (Capital News Service / Elena Baurkot)

WASHINGTON – Police departments at four Maryland public universities have received more than $190,000 worth of surplus military equipment–ranging from rifles to an armored truck–from the federal government at no charge, according to public records reviewed by Capital News Service. ...

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