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Police Departments Beg And Barter For Ammo While DHS Buys Up 1.6 Billion Rounds In Past Year
Posted By yihan On March 22, 2013 @ 12:30 pm In Featured Stories,Prison Planet,Tile | Comments Disabled
Gregory Gwyn-Williams, Jr.
March 22, 2013
The nationwide shortage of ammunition has left many police departments scrambling to get their hands on the necessary rounds – with some even bartering among each other.
Meanwhile, Rep. Timothy Huelskamp (R-Kansas) says the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has failed to respond to multiple members of Congress asking why DHS bought more than 1.6 billion rounds  in the past year.
Police Chief Cameron Arthur of Jenks, Oklahoma says , “Ammunition and assault weapons in general have skyrocketed…In addition to the fact, not only is it a lot more expensive, but the time to get it could be six months to a year, or in some cases even longer.”
Arthur says he is waiting on an order placed last October and that many departments have begun to trade and barter with each other because of the high demand.
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 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Buys 72,000 Rounds of Ammo: http://www.prisonplanet.com/national-oceanic-and-atmospheric-administration-buys-72000-rounds-of-ammo.html
 1.6 Billion Rounds Of Ammo For Homeland Security? It’s Time For A National Conversation: http://www.prisonplanet.com/1-6-billion-rounds-of-ammo-for-homeland-security-its-time-for-a-national-conversation.html
 Police Department Forced To Borrow Ammo From Local Resident: http://www.prisonplanet.com/police-department-forced-to-borrow-ammo-from-local-resident.html
 If Obama is opposed to guns, why did his administration just purchase 1.6 billion rounds of ammunition and sniper rounds?: http://www.prisonplanet.com/if-obama-is-opposed-to-guns-why-did-his-administration-just-purchase-1-6-billion-rounds-of-ammunition-and-sniper-rounds.html
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