Top 20 guns seized by Chicago police in 2014


(Photo: The Trace)

The Chicago Police Department recover more guns than their larger counterparts, New York and Los Angeles, combined.

In 2012, Los Angeles police seized 122 illegal guns for every 100,000 residents, while New York cops confiscated 39. In Chicago, the rate was 277.

By December 2015, the Chicago police confiscated 6,521 illegally owned guns from criminals in the city. That’s 19 guns per day or about one every 74 minutes.

[ The Trace ]

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