TAKE THIS, OFFICER: What do you do...

TAKE THIS, OFFICER: What do you do if you're a cop on the beat and somebody hands you a grenade--in the middle of Ventura Boulevard? You call for backup and evacuate the block. . . . But if you're a Valley policeman, you're used to this kind of thing, and take it all in stride. People bring police all kinds of stuff, some of it highly explosive. (Street Beat, B2.)

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