Wisconsin State Police Receive 160 Automatic M-16 Rifles

machine-gun-gas-mask-m16The Rundown Live – by Kristan T. Harris

According to a freedom of information request  by MuckRock, Wisconsin State Police have received 160 M-16 automatic military rifles. The Department of Defense’s 1033 program is to blame. The program allows for local law enforcement agencies to get their hands on these goodies. The 1033 program also permits the resale or transfer of military weapons and vehicles to local departments.  

The question is why do state police need automatic rifles? The Wisconsin  1033 program is currently handled by a non-profit organization, the Wisconsin Technical College System Foundation.

mrapLast year we even saw colleges beginning to acquire MRAP vehicles. Now, according to Bloomberg, the United States Army is giving away 13,000 military grade armored trucks for free, which tax payers purchased for $500,000 each. The 20-ton MRAPs, or Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected trucks, were built with the intention to save U.S. soldiers from roadside bombs during the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

Last October, the City of Madison purchased the Navistar Defense MaxxPro MRAP for their local police department. Why do we need armored vehicles on Wisconsin streets?



12 thoughts on “Wisconsin State Police Receive 160 Automatic M-16 Rifles

  1. Well now then doesn`t this make me feel all warm and fuzzy all over knowing that the police have got those M 16 rifles, NOT.
    Geeze #1 this is all that I needed to hear now.Guess tho that it is better to know than to not to know especially when we got these trigger happy cops touting around with these automatic rifles now 🙁
    I guess that it was all just a matter of time now iI guess anyways though eh 🙁

      1. You bet Angel 😉 . I am always careful up here in cheese head country, I really do got to be as the LEO`s are always lookin` for a excuse, especially with me.

    1. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, digger. Posted this mainly for you and Millard, of course.

      1. 🙂 Nothing to be sorry about with this article, in fact I am glad you posted it brother. I kind of figured that #1 😉 .
        That is good to know that they got those automatic rifles.
        I am now just wonderin` if they have got to go through special certification to carry those M 16`s. Not really like it would make a difference ya know
        Yes #1, this just turns up the heat a notch or two now ya know 🙂

  2. They gotta’ keep all them Madison hippies on the run. No, I’m wrong. The cops sided with the protesters a couple of years ago. Guess they’re for people like us.

  3. “Now, according to Bloomberg, the United States Army is giving away 13,000 military grade armored trucks for free”

    OH! Their free, are they? NOTHING is free. The elites are just out of time and need to spread these trucks to as many local areas as they can before they initiate their final plan.

    “The 20-ton MRAPs, or Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected trucks”

    Hahaha!!! Ambush resistant. That’s funny. Obviously, they have never heard of a molotov cocktail, a paintball gun or a big sinkhole in the ground. That’ll put an end to those things REAL quick.

  4. Remember, your enemy is a mobile resupply pod. IMPORTANT: Let us hope that these were M-16A1 Rifles as they will have true sellect fire. Semi and Full Auto. The M-16A2’s have semi and 3 round burst. The M-16A1’s are great for Support weapons and can be used in place of a SAW in a militia army that will not have as many full auto weapons in the early stages. The M-16A1’s are also great for aircraft mounts. Think banked and using a BETA or Chinese 125 rd drum. Once taken from their warm dead hands they should be routed to specific unit missions. Accuracy is the key to victory, not spray and pray. Victory and Liberty 1775

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