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United States

14 January 2008

Miami Herald

Assault weapons are leaving a bloody trail of violence in South Florida — and one of the most telling statistics about the trend is this number: one. Of the 69 police officers killed with firearms in the United States last year, only one was shot with an assault weapon, according to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. So far this year, the nation has seen only one assault-weapon police fatality. Both were in South Florida. The police slayings —... (

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