U.S. Park Police Lose Track of Weapons

Washington Monument

Washington Monument

The head of the agency that protects national parks and monuments — the U.S. Park Police — says he’s ordering immediate action, after a report on a large supply of missing weapons.

FOX News Radio’s Rich Johnson reports from Washington:

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Handguns… Rifles… Even machine guns… Are nowhere to be found, according to the report from the Interior Department’s Inspector General.¬†There’s no indication the weapons are in the hands of criminals, but there’s also no assurances they aren’t.

Investigators did find 1,400 guns that were supposed to have been melted down.¬†Another 200 are sitting in a DC warehouse and don’t show up in any records.

The report blames in part, commanders who have a lackadaisical attitude towards firearms management — an indifference that’s a product of years of inattention.

In Washington, Rich Johnson, FOX News Radio.




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