Posted March 8, 2023 7:01 am by Comments

By Lee Williams

by Lee WilliamsThe Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department has quietly tested every single recovered firearm — even those not used in the commission of crimes — without probable cause or a search warrant for as long as anyone at the department can recall, according to a story published recently by the firearms were tested at the police department’s crime lab, the data was then sent to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, which used it to create an illegal gun registry.Police admit they never obtained search warrants to test the firearms. The testing was done as a matter of policy, whether the guns were used in crimes, held for safekeeping or recovered through other means.“I-Team 8 is told the Indianapolis department is carrying out this practice without a search warrant or probable cause, making this decades-old practice a possible violation of federal rules and the Fourth Amendment,” the news story states. Most gun owners who had firearms recovered by IMPD are likely unaware their weapons were tested or that ATF now has their ballistic data as part of a national gun registry.IMPD Assistant Police Chief Chris Bailey told reporters the practice started decades ago, and he confirmed that officers

Source: The Gun Writer

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