Taylor Barr

807 days ago

Interesting read: The laborious process of tracing guns.

Inside the Federal Bureau Of Way Too Many Guns


Say there's a murder. Blood everywhere, a dead guy on the floor. The cops come in with their yellow tape, chalk line, the little booties, cameras, swabs, the fingerprint dust. One of them finds a gun on the floor. The gun! He lifts it with his pinkie, examines it, takes note of the serial number.