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The Chicago Police Department has prioritized seizing illegal guns. A new investigation suggests that tactic is not leading to meaningful improvements to public safety and that it’s upending the lives of Black men in the city, who have guns seized at five times the rate of any other racial group.
Reset learns more about the arguments for and against this tactic and what happens when police prioritize seizing guns.
GUESTS: Lakeidra Chavis, staff writer for The Marshall Project
Geoff Hing, data reporter for The Marshall Project