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Paintball As A Way To Stop Gang Violence???

This might be the coolest thing I've seen all week. I am all for this! According to these cats they're using this as a way to reduce the violence in the city of Detroit. This might be one of the best ideas I've heard of in a long time.

Now to the police it will look like a real gun which obviously poses a danger to the boys in blue. But at least people are out here trying to make a change for once in this city.

Detroiters Are Waging Paintball Wars As A Way To Stop Gang Violence (HBO)

Police in several cities across the U.S. are trying to put a stop to the groups of men waging paintball battles as a part of #PaintballsUpGunsDown​ - an anti-gun violence campaign police are calling misguided. Detroit Police Chief James Craig said the #PaintballsUpGunsDown movement has gotten out of control and could backfire if officers mistake a paintball gun for a real firearm.