Gun trafficking ‘strike forces’ coming to Chicago, New York, Bay Area

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland listens to a presentation with Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot while he is at the Chicago Police Department's Strategic Decision Support Center in Chicago, Illinois on July 22, 2021 , visited.

CHICAGO – As part of the Biden administration’s approach to combating escalating gun violence in the US, the Justice Department on Thursday deployed five new arms trafficking “strike forces” to combat the illegal flow of firearms across state lines. Attorney General Merrick Garland spoke to U.S. attorneys and agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, … Read more