Even more than the equipment, cops need to be taught that they aren't in action movies. That was the response from top experts in the actual military over the discussion of militarized police. They're not acting like the military. They're acting like the guys from the Expendables.
Liberté. Égalité. Fraternité.
Given the destructive propaganda and politics that spew out of the Cato Institute, et al, it would hardly mean much even if the Koch Plutocrats had an opinion on this issue. Their general goal is to eviscerate the federal government and all government institutions so that rich people like them can dominate society. I guess disarming the police might fit into this crazy narcissistic plan.
By the way, what is a "Koch Summer Fellowship"? A training course in astroturfing?