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The Guardian: Police Tell Detroiters To Buy Guns In City Riven By Race Issues And Crime

The Guardian: Police Tell Detroiters To Buy Guns In City Riven By Race Issues And Crime

City police chief has encouraged residents to arm themselves as stark racial disparities in ‘shoot first’ laws become clear

Rose Hackman
theguardian.com, Sunday 17 August 2014 12.00 EDT

Detroit police chief James Craig – nicknamed “Hollywood” for his years spent in the LAPD and his seeming love of being in front of the camera – has repeatedly called on “good” and “law-abiding” Detroiters to arm themselves against criminals in the city.

His words have not fallen on deaf ears.

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