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DeKalb Police to get weapons upgrade

January 25, 2010

From the AJC

DeKalb police beef up firepower  | ajc.com.

Cool. This should help somewhat. Though, they still will be outgunned. I think all officers should be issued not only a sidearm, but a sub-machine gun as well. Something like a SWAT style MP5 should be given to all officers, and SWAT should upgrade as well. That would at least bring officers in line with what is on the street. I think it also would be a moral booster for officers. It would signal that the leadership wants them to be equipped to do the job right. It would also send a signal to the “Thug Nation” that there could be a serious price to pay when running up on the cops.

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