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November 21, 1988 | ERIC HARRISON, Times Staff Writer
The mayor calls this Mississippi River town "the safest city in America." But the mayor carries a gun. He is accompanied, always, by at least one armed bodyguard. And, to see the mayor, one first has to get past two security checkpoints in City Hall--one at the front entrance, the other outside his office door. For Mayor Carl Officer, the city is eminently safe. For the 57,000 or so other residents of East St.
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November 21, 1988 | ERIC HARRISON, Times Staff Writer
The mayor calls this Mississippi River town "the safest city in America." But the mayor carries a gun. He is accompanied, always, by at least one armed bodyguard. And, to see the mayor, one first has to get past two security checkpoints in City Hall--one at the front entrance, the other outside his office door. For Mayor Carl Officer, the city is eminently safe. For the 57,000 or so other residents of East St.
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