Chris Ishee told local reporters that he knew something was wrong when his …
The Trace, in partnership with more than a dozen local NBC TV stations, spent over a year reporting on the relationship between stolen guns and violent crime. Reporters obtained records from in excess of 1,000 police departments and law enforcement agencies across the U.S. and connected thousands of weapons to crime scenes.
Lead reporting by Brian Freskos
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More than two million guns have been reported stolen in the last decade.
The Trace and its partners spent a year acquiring data on stolen and recovered guns. Now we are making it available for journalists, researchers, and the public to use.
President Donald Trump vented outrage on Friday morning …
The Trace partnered with more than a dozen NBC TV stations as part of our …
The Trace partnered with more than a dozen NBC TV stations as part …
Dylan Park-Pettiford woke up one morning to more than a dozen missed phone calls and …
Law enforcement officials say theft reports aid criminal investigations, and their understanding of gun-trafficking networks.
A guide for journalists, researchers, students, and concerned citizens.
Most dealers located near a recent burglary did not recall being contacted.
New research indicates that people who routinely carry guns outside the home are at least three times as likely to have one stolen.
Thieves Are Stealing More and More Guns in St. Louis. One Official Wants to Force Owners to Better Secure Their Weapons.
Nearly 850 firearms were stolen in the city last year, and those are just the ones police know about.
“But our hands are tied,” one council member says.
Guns Are Stolen in America Up to Once Every Minute. Owners Who Leave Their Weapons in Cars Make It Easy for Thieves.
Police data shows thefts of firearms from vehicles are rising in many large cities. One gun swiped from a truck in Atlanta was used in three crimes, including a murder.