The city has launched an ambitious program to collect DNA from every gun recovered by police. But questions remain about effectiveness, and cost.
Posed in closed-door meetings, the agency's inquiry follows a Trump administration directive to slash government rules.
The arrest of Francisco Sanchez for illegal gun possession adds to the troubles facing Cure Violence in its hometown.
Sellers of "solvent traps" were pushing the legal envelope. The bureau noticed.
Congress Keeps Scolding the ATF for Botching Operations. Experts Say Lawmakers are Partially to Blame
The agency tasked with enforcing federal gun laws hasn’t had a permanent director for 8 of the last 10 years.
Internal memo called for federal officers to flood the city's highest-crime neighborhoods.
Ronald Turk, second in command at the agency, said his controversial memo was intended to spark an overdue conversation about outdated rules.
DOJ Inspector General says the agency's oversight of the sources it pays to build cases needs "significant improvement."
Read the Open Letter Published By An ‘Unshackled’ Former U.S. Attorney on Chicago’s Gun Violence Problem
“My hope and goal is to just speak truth,” wrote Zachary Fardon, who resigned this week as the city’s top prosecutor.
Security experts see danger in a Justice Department policy that weakens the system for screening firearms buyers wanted by law enforcement.
More people with outstanding arrest warrants will be able to legally buy guns under new rule.
An ATF Special Agent on Joining Forces With the NYPD, How Tech Is Solving Armed Robberies, and the Case He’ll Never Forget
Andrew Boss leads a 17-person task force based in the Bronx.