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The manufacturing, regulation and trafficking of weapons in the U.S. and around the globe

Gun shows highlight states’ differing laws on firearms

At the Crossroads of the West Gun Show near San Francisco, all of the guns on display were secured with plastic ties, rendering them inoperable. It’s an extra layer of security that isn’t found at another Crossroads show in Reno, Nevada.

May 19, 2015

When bad cops become bad security guards

Reveal discovered armed guards with histories of civil rights violations, excessive force and corruption that did not trail them from their former lives as police, sheriff’s deputies and corrections officers.

May 11, 2015

5 ways the armed-guard industry is out of control

Private security companies have hired felons, people with mental health issues and former police officers accused of abuse. There are horror stories from nearly every state, and they all point to the same issue: an industry lacking oversight and accountability.

May 4, 2015
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