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United States

9 January 2005

Miami Herald

Unable to afford new weapons, the Sweetwater Police Department is selling old and confiscated guns. Some critics call this a very dangerous practice. The cash-strapped police department in Sweetwater has found a way to get brand-new guns for all its 23 officers — sell the old ones. Police Chief Robert Fulgueira just received commission approval to sell 20 guns that were either confiscated or voluntarily turned in over the past decade — weapons that most police... (

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