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United States,Australia

12 August 2010

Age (Melbourne)

US authorities will decide when rapid-fire semi-automatic pistols can land in Victorian police holsters. Police plan to distribute the guns to every officer on the beat by 2012, replacing antiquated revolvers. Acting Superintendent Terence Jackson confirmed yesterday that the first pistol order had been placed and was ready to be shipped. He said US authorities would dictate when the weapons arrived. "We are at present awaiting US congressional approval for export... (

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