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What LAUSD is doing with its military-surplus grenade launchers and assault rifles
What LAUSD is doing with its military-surplus grenade launchers and assault rifles

So how about the curious finding that the Los Angeles Unified School District has taken possession of Pentagon military surplus that included 61 M16 assault rifles, three grenade launchers and a mine-resistant protective vehicle? (Almost makes you want to make up new lyrics to a Christmas song, doesn’t it?) And now that there are some answers, in a way they only raise more questions about what the role of school police departments should be. I wrote about the military hardware briefly on Wednesday after the list was published by the website MuckRock, wondering what all this could be about (or whether it was indeed accurate) and promising to report back when I heard from the school...

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