CHICAGO (CBS) – They’re calling it a firearms enforcement blitz.
Illinois State Police checked on individuals who they are saying have misplaced their proper to personal weapons, to ensure they’re following the legislation.
The company launched the outcomes: From June 16 by means of July 31, they did greater than 1,700 compliance checks in all 102 counties within the state. Greater than 1,000 folks handed over their firearms homeowners ID (FOID) playing cards, gave up their weapons and did the right paperwork.
“Compliance checks aren’t confiscating weapons, however about guaranteeing people who’ve misplaced their firearm rights switch their firearms to legislation enforcement or somebody who’s legally capable of possess them,” mentioned ISP Director Brendan Kelly.