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Editor: Kevin Cole
Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Friday, December 17, 2004

New Flashlight Beating Rules in LA

Flashlight Los Angeles authorities are planning to restrict LAPD use of flashlights as weapons.  The videotaped beating that led to controversy is available here.  Here's a police discussion board talking about how these things can be weapons or not.  Meanwhile, San Francisco voters will be asked to approve a ballot measure banning most private ownership of handguns.  [Jack Chin]

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