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15 November 2010

ABC-24 TV News (Arkansas)

WEST MEMPHIS, Arkansas - Police in West Memphis, Arkansas are packing serious heat these days. The department's new AR-15's, high-powered assault rifles, are locked and loaded and ready to be used during routine traffic stops. Up until recently, West Memphis cops only carried 40-caliber Glocks on their hips and kept shotguns in their patrol cars. But now, many officers have an AR-15 in their arsenal. After losing two of his men, including son Brandon, to a 16-year-old... (GunPolicy.org)

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