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HUD petition seeks police training ban

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A city woman startled by an Albany Police drill last month has started a petition calling on the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to ban tactical training at public housing facilities. Lauren Manning said city police conducted training with simulated ammunition, real tear gas, and flash grenades at her apartment complex without adequate warning at the Ida J. Yarbrough Homes. Manning’s petition asks the federal government to prohibit police training in public housing ...

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April 9, 2013
7:45 a.m.

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The Police need to train in the environment that they will most often be used. If you don't want police training in the projects then you should stop the shootings and drug dealing in the projects.

April 9, 2013
8:21 a.m.

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wmarincic: Well stated.