Remember when President Trump said he would quote “send in the feds” to fight Chicago crime? Well, long before that, the feds were already here. Police in Chicago work with several federal agencies on reducing gun violence, drugs and more. There’s the FBI, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
Morning Shift discusses the bureau’s mission in Chicago and what that looks like on the ground.
Celinez Nunez, special agent in charge of the ATF’s Chicago office