Wonder why they need tactical gear and carrying weapons ?
Jusssttt in case the rubes got restless. Intimidation par exclenece. Agenda 21 and the u.n. suck! BIG! Not enough people know or understand what agenda 21 is all about. Try to spread the word and you get that vacant stare. Sad.
Two reasons. One they have them, so they will use them. This should concern everyone that police department have been given, pushed to buy, or bought themselves, military gear since the World Trade Center was attacked. Almost every police response to anything will more and more become a massive jack booted overreaction.
Second, this designation may confiscate the wealth of land owners in the area, who may not be able to sell the land, use the land, sell mineral rights to the land, and render them destitute. That would be enough to cause some to go on a murder rampage.