Law Enforcement Weapons Sales

Number 16216
Subject Weapons
Source CBS News
State NY
Year 1999
Publication Date Aug. 23-25; Oct. 11-12, 1999
Summary CBS News 'ongoing investigation looked at the policies of major police and sheriff's departments across the country when it came to sales or trades of old service weapons. Using the Freedom of Information Act, and various state Public Records Acts, we collected documents and databases from more than thirty major cities and counties in the United States. Our investigation found that some of America's biggest law enforcement agencies are also some of the biggest arms dealers...."
Category Contest Entry
Pages 20
Keywords TAPE TRANSCRIPT CAR hand guns machine guns grenade launchers gun dealers assault rifles Bureau of Alcohol;Tobacco and Firearms ATF budgets destruction
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