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United States

8 August 2001

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WEDNESDAY — While they know more than most people about the harm a gun can do, law enforcement officers are twice as likely as civilians to store their weapons at home in an unsafe manner, a North Carolina survey finds. Officers do take more care if they have young children, but the survey results still are disturbing, says lead researcher Dr. Tamera Coyne-Beasley of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. "Some have this false belief that children are not... (

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