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City seeks safeguards on sale of bullets

Tracking technology is among possibilities

By Suzanne Smalley
Globe Staff / February 13, 2006

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With firearm violence in Boston continuing to surge, police and city officials are looking for new anticrime tools, potentially including limiting ammunition sales, recording who buys ammunition, and using a new technology that transfers a gun's serial number onto a bullet's shell casing any time the gun is fired, said two officials who know about the plans. (Full article: 1031 words)

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