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08/21/2014 09:16 am ET Updated Aug 21, 2014

What Military Gear Your Local Police Department Bought - NYTimes.com

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WASHINGTON — Since President Obama took office, the Pentagon has transferred to police departments tens of thousands of machine guns; nearly 200,000 ammunition magazines; thousands of pieces of camouflage and night-vision equipment; and hundreds of silencers, armored cars and aircraft.

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