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Alderman pushes to expand ‘gun offender registry’

Chicago may expand its registry for gun crime offenders.

Alderman Ed Burke has been leading the effort to require convicted criminals who used guns illegally, to register with the police department.

There are currently 584 names on the list, and they are posted online.

On Thursday, a city council committee endorsed a proposal to widen the registry to include anyone who commits a violent crime with a gun.

The full city council must vote on the measure.


2 Comments to “Alderman pushes to expand ‘gun offender registry’”

    Man From Utopia said:
    March 8, 2013 at 8:49 AM

    Tell your politicians that you want rid of all the bad guys! That will solve everything.

    bobanmebrudder said:
    March 8, 2013 at 9:08 AM

    Put them on a list, bull, lock them up and throw the keys away.

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