After the recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, national attention was given to the program which allows police forces to purchase surplus military equipment like armored vehicles, assault rifles, and helicopters.

An investigation by KHOU-TV out of Houston, shows that Texas school districts have also been taking advantage of this program. The report shows that districts across the state have stocked up on M-16s, M-14s, automatic pistols, tactical vests, and armored military vehicles.

Watch the entire report from KHOU.