Saturday, August 18, 2007

Not enough ammunition

Thanks to the Iraq war, the National Guard isn't here for domestic crises, and the cops don't have enough bullets.

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Troops training for and fighting the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are firing more than 1 billion bullets a year, contributing to ammunition shortages hitting police departments nationwide and preventing some officers from training with the weapons they carry on patrol.

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