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Military equipment flowing to local law enforcement raises questions

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Data specialist Kelly Guckian and staff writer Ernie Suggs contributed to this article.

By the numbers

About 600 Georgia police agencies are participating in a program with the U.S. Department of Defense that allows them to acquire surplus military weapons and vehicles. A by-the-numbers look at the program.

Military-style rifles (M-14, M-16): 3,532

Grenade launchers: 8

Armored trucks/personnel carriers: 26

Unaccounted for weapons: 26

Total value of the weapons, vehicles: $200 million

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