November 7th, 2007

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Cops train to match firepower of crooks toting automatic weapons

About a third of Palm Beach County deputies carry semiautomatic weapons

Deputies see automatic weapons in street "on a daily basis," sergeant says

Police, gun control groups blame trend on 2004 end of assault weapons ban

Designed to be fired from the hip, assault rifles such as the AK-47 can spray at a rate of up to 600 rounds a minute in full automatic mode. It is the weapon of choice for guerillas and gangsters.

"The streets of South Florida are being flooded by AK-47s and assault weapons from old Soviet bloc countries. It's driven the price down, making the availability greater," said Chief Timoney.