When civilian police departments cross over to military tactics and equipment. The use of military doctrine in civilian situations-against the People, the same Citizens that the Police are sworn to protect.
The blurring of the lines between the military and police results in a militardation.
Today the Police responded in full militardation to a distraught teenager. Police were dressed fully in military equipment to include an armored personnel carrier and a sniper. The situation was resolved with a single bullet fired by the sniper- killing the teenager.