“Even with the best policing in the world, without laws that help keep illegal guns off the streets and laws that provide real punishment for the dangerous criminals who carry them, we’ll continue to face an uphill battle,” McCarthy said.
A new team from the Cook County Sheriff’s Office has launched an effort to seize guns from thousands of people whose state gun permits have been revoked.
Police Supt. Garry McCarthy has started having gun seizure news conferences on a regular basis; and he says he will continue to until laws change to require that the loss, theft or transfer of a gun is reported.
Eight people were slain in various shootings in Chicago over the weekend, but Chicago police maintain their crime-fighting strategies are working.
Police Supt. Garry McCarthy continued the city’s full court press on gun violence, showing off a table full of confiscated guns, and trotting out statistics comparing Chicago to New York.
Police busted street drug sales operations in 10 district across the city over a three-day period ending Saturday, police superintendent Garry McCarthy announced Sunday.
Joliet police say they did not want to break a record they set last year, but it looks like it’s going to happen.