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6 June 2011

San Francisco Chronicle / AP

LOS ANGELES, California - The Los Angeles Police Department wants BB guns and imitation firearms to look a lot less like the real thing. In a memo set for review Tuesday by members of the Police Commission, police Chief Charlie Beck is asking for a new city ordinance that would require handgun-style BB guns and imitation weapons to be brightly colored. Capt. William Hart says the move follows two police shootings last year where the suspect was seen with what turned... (

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