• The Justice Department is tackling a rise in violent crime by launching gun trafficking 'strike forces' in five cities

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement The Justice Department announced Thursday that it has formed gun trafficking "strike forces" in an effort to fight the recent surge in gun violence in the US.
    The five strike forces will focus on known trafficking corridors to New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay Area, and Washington, DC, according to the DOJ. They will be led by US attorneys who will coordinate with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and state and local law enforcement.
    "Our firearms trafficking strike forces will investigate and disrupt the networks that...
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