The three plainclothes police officers in Washington, D.C., are trying to get guns off the streets via routine traffic stops. After finding no weapons for three hours on one night, the officers got a gun when they stopped a driver who was not wearing his seat belt. The 15-officer team has seized more than 80 firearms this year, helping push the department's total past 1,000. If the pace continues, police will recover more firearms than in any year since 2000. They are about to get help from a strike force led by the federal Bureau . . .
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