Alva Review-Courier -

As new gun law approaches, seizures of firearms in largest cities keep rising

 

October 24, 2019

Michael Wilmus, Oklahoma Watch

This 2016 photo shows handguns confiscated by the Oklahoma City Police Department and placed in a barrel in the department property room.

The number of illegally used or owned guns taken off the streets in Oklahoma's two most populous cities continues to be on the rise.

Data from the Oklahoma City and Tulsa police departments show gun seizures are up in both cities as officials say a mix of added crime-fighting enforcement measures and the ever-growing number of guns, owned legally or illegally by Oklahomans, is contributing to the increase. This comes as authorities say they'll be watching whether Oklahoma's new permitless-carry gun law, which is set to take effect Nov. 1, will prompt more seizures from those who carry a gun...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.



 

Reader Comments
(0)

 
 

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019