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United States

23 June 2008

Daily Advance (North Carolina)

The Camden Sheriff's Office's three-year-old weapons arrangement with a private military contractor has attracted federal attention, but Sheriff Tony Perry said he is not aware of anything wrong with the deal. According to Perry, the sheriff's office was trying to put together a SWAT team in 2005, but lacked the necessary weapons. Blackwater Worldwide, which is headquartered in nearby Moyock, helped the sheriff's department by donating funds to purchase 17 automatic... (

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