Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentMilitary · 1 month ago

Why can’t we just send the military in to the city and have them post up to fix the inner city crime?

6 Answers

Relevance
  • 1 month ago

    Because it is illegal to use active duty military to act as a police force.  

  • 1 month ago

    Look up USC 18 Section 1385.  The Military isn't allowed to do that!

  • TomB
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    The Posse Comitatus Act mostly...but:

    The State Governors have the authority to use the National Guard to augment Law Enforcement and the Mayors/City Councils have the authority to request help from the Governors....

    - However, when your goal is to de-fund and dis-band the Police, requesting augmentation of them is kind of counter productive towards those Left Wing goals and would be admitting that they have a problem. (and that the "Peaceful Riots" ain't so Peaceful).

  • 1 month ago

    Because, Mr Trump, it is prohibited by the Constitution, except that the Governor can mobilize the National Guard.

  • What do you think of the answers? You can sign in to give your opinion on the answer.
  • Kieth
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Because we aren't Russia.

  • Wilson
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    Who is this "we" you speak of?

    I am not a military commander..........and I'm guessing neither are you. 

    And, 

    Last time I checked, no one in the government or in the military has come knocking on my door to ask me what they think I should do.

Still have questions? Get answers by asking now.