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D.C. Police to Carry Semiautomatic Rifles on Patrols
The D.C. police department's decision to arm patrol officers with semiautomatic rifles is promoted by commanders as a way to stay ahead of criminals. But it is raising concerns among civil rights groups and others, who question whether the weapons are necessary.
By Allison Klein
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