Outcry as Calif. School Cops Buy Semiautomatic Rifles

Police bought new guns without school board approval

By Mark Russell,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 24, 2013 9:13 AM CST

(Newser) – Armed police have long patrolled the 44 schools in Fontana Unified School District near Los Angeles, but, since returning from the holidays, the district's 14 officers have been packing much more serious heat, controversially upgrading to Colt LE6940 semiautomatic rifles, reports the the Los ...   Read full story »

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