By Jenn Jacques
If liberals are truly concerned about how law-abiding citizens handle their guns, they should be calling for blood on this one.
A new report of destroyed, damaged, and lost items within various departments throughout the Department of Homeland Security shows various agencies reported over 1,300 badges (and credentials) lost or stolen, and no fewer than 165 firearms lost or stolen in just in 31 month’s time.
Complete Colorado exclusively obtained the inventory under the Freedom of Information Act. In part, the DHS spreadsheet sent in response reads:
Almost 900 of the 1,300 lost or stolen badges or credentials were from the sub-agency Customs and Border Protection (CBP); about 300 were under the responsibility of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and approximately 200 were responsible to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
Michael Brown, former Undersecretary of Homeland Security and Director of FEMA, sees the bungling worthy of an investigation by the DHS inspector general.
“Law enforcement credentials, badges or ID cards can be used to access areas closed to the public, restricted access areas, and allow a person to pose as a law enforcement official where lax inspection of the credential to match it with the person carrying it allows that person entry …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms