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14 July 2008

New Orleans City Business (Louisiana)

When Deputy Chief James Scott started with the New Orleans Police Department 36 years ago, the criminal weapon of choice was the Saturday Night Special, a cheap, low-quality handgun that packed little punch and wasn't capable of doing much damage. Three decades later, Scott admits to being terrified at some of the weapons police discover on the streets of New Orleans such as the "street sweeper," a modified shotgun capable of shooting up to 12 rounds of shells. "The... (GunPolicy.org)

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