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Compton, CA, to allow school police to carry AR-15s

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I would bet dollars to donuts that none of the AR-15s have the bullet button that they’re required to have for civilian ownership.

Semi-automatic AR-15s are the latest weapon at the disposal of campus police officers in Compton, Calif., where school officials say the need to protect lives trumps critics’ claims of “deeply disturbing” militarization.

The K-12 Compton Unified School District approved a plan last month to allow specially-trained officers to keep the high-powered assault rifles in the trunks of their cars for use during emergencies. District spokesman Ron Suazo confirmed the new policy, referring FoxNews.com to a statement from Compton School Police Chief William Wu.

“Our objective is quite simple — we want to save lives,” Wu said. “These rifles give us greater flexibility in dealing with a person with bad intent who comes onto any of our campuses.”

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