Homeland Security Gears up for Civil Unrest Prior to National Convention, Rushed Solicitation for Riot GearPosted on Jul 29, 2012 in Alphabet Agencies & Operations, Constitutional & Liberty Issues, Police, Military, & War
Source: RT News
The Department of Homeland Security has ordered masses of riot gear equipment to prepare for potential significant domestic riots at the Republican National Convention, Democratic National Convention and next year’s presidential inauguration.
The DHS submitted a rushed solicitation to the Federal Business Opportunities site on Wednesday, which is a portal for Federal government procurement requisitions over $25,000. The request gave the potential suppliers only one day to submit their proposals and a 15-day delivery requirement to Alexandria, Virginia.
As the brief explains, “the objective of this effort is to procure riot gear to prepare for the 2012 Democratic and Republican National Conventions, the 2013 Presidential Inauguration and other future similar activities.”
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It would seem as though the Powers That Be are a bit concerned over their Federal Protective Police Officers getting injured. These officers guard Federal buildings and properties and typically do not possess riot gear. With the hasty order, it is painfully apparent that they are expecting bigger trouble than usual from the citizens…err, I mean those violent protesters! As if Free Speech Zones weren’t enough, and an absurd amount of tactical officers in attendance, now we’re giving security guards riot gear?