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Police say military experience, gear a benefit

Brookhaven is part of the North Metro SWAT Team. Sandy Springs owns a Hummer. Dunwoody’s police department has its own armored vehicle. Although images of violence and riot-gear-clad police in Ferguson, Mo., reverberated across the country, raising questions about the “militarization” of community police departments, local officers say that while that kind of gear is […]