CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy says he thinks police are “doing a pretty good job” getting guns off the streets, but he says prosecutors and judges have to be held accountable when so many people arrested are ending up back on the street.
“We have a problem in this country,” Supt. McCarthy says. “It’s right there.”READ MORE: New Illinois Laws To Protect Sex Crime Victims' Privacy Take Effect Jan. 1
He pointed toward a table of two dozen guns seized over these past seven days.
“That’s the biggest problem in this country.”