38%
Yes
62%
No
24%
Yes
54%
No
8%
Yes, but only in response to extreme situations
7%
No, extreme situations should be handled by higher agencies with specialized training and equipment
6%
Yes, but with strict training on how and when to use the equipment
0%
No, and abolish the police

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 @9BTY9XWanswered…1yr1Y

Yes, but only in extreme situations and with strict training on how to use the equipment

 @9LG7967answered…2mos2MO

Yes, but only in response to extreme circumstances where the people using the weapons have strict training on how and when to use the equipment.

 @9KD5WJVanswered…3mos3MO

yes, but only in specific circumstances such as an attempted coup or other large scale crimes such as terrorism

 @9JXWGCDanswered…3mos3MO

yes and no I agree with only with strict training on how and when but also if a higher agency can deal with the ssiue then they should not police

 @9CJK2WDanswered…11mos11MO

Yes, but with strict training on how and when to use the equipment and in extreme stances

 @9C5RZWZanswered…1yr1Y

Yes, but only to respond to extreme situations and with scrutinous training on how and when to use the equipment.

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