By: Diane Benjamin
Adam Andrzejewski continues to expose government corruption. His latest is an interactive map showing Federal weapons loaned to public bodies. You can see the map here: http://www.openthebooks.com/map/?Map=1&MapType=Pin&Zip=61704
National stories about this investigation:
Below are what some area cities acquired in the militarization of the local police: (click to make a pic larger)
Creve Coeur takes the prize for purchases however. From Wikipedia:
Creve Coeur is a village in Groveland Township, Tazewell County, Illinois, United States. As of the 2000 census, the village population was 5,448. Creve Coeur is a suburb of Peoria and is part of the Peoria, Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Meals? TV’s? Mules? Looks like Christmas!