And these are the people we're supposed to trust with guns?
A report issued last week by the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General details that hundreds of guns and thousands of badges have gone missing in recent years.
The 27-page report by the DHS watchdog discloses that between 2014 and 2016, personnel of the nation’s largest law enforcement agency lost sensitive assets including 228 firearms, 1,889 badges, and 25 secure immigration stamps.
With over 250,000 guns in the inventory of components as diverse as Customs and Border Protection, ICE, the Coast Guard and the Secret Service, the report found that in many cases the firearms that are unaccounted for came after officers either disregarded policy or used poor judgment.
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