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Athens Police getting new guns

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Officers are getting more than 50 new guns. Officers are getting more than 50 new guns.
ATHENS, AL (WAFF) -

Athens Police are getting more than 50 new guns.

The guns will replace weapons they've used for more than a decade.

Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson said the department has been using the same guns for more than 15 years.

The city is spending about $17,000 on new guns and other items. The city budgeted for the guns last year.

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