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Rifles at ready boost police firepower in N.C. city


"The problem is not with the police being militarized. It's that we allowed society to become militarized."

By Stanley B. Chambers Jr.
The News & Observer

RALEIGH, N.C. — Garner's reputation is that of a friendly small town, but its police officers are arming themselves for extreme situations.

By November, the 61 patrol officers in the southern Wake town will have high-powered military-style rifles.

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