The police can't become militarized because they have always been a military.
It is time for the military to stand down.
(SOURCES: "When Warriors Put On The Badge,"
The Marshall Project; "War Comes Home," ACLU;
"The disturbing history of how tear gas became the weapon of choice against protestors," Slate;
"Military size by country," World Population
Review; "Police: A Field Guide," Correia and Wall)