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Unformatted text preview: police are bound only by the borderlines of the state. The ATF enforces gun control in the US, regulates the sale and trade of firearms between the US and foreign countries, collects taxes from firearm importers, manufacturers and dealers, providing income for the US government. The ATF also polices the illegal use and possession of explosives, and enforces the federal gaming laws. These three agencies in my opinion, are very effective in preventing and deterring crime in the U.S. By assisting state and local law enforcement, the FBI ensures that every effort will be taken to save lives and to apprehend those who break the law. The ATF helps to provide security to the public by going after those who break the law by bringing in illegal weapons, and alcohol....
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This document was uploaded on 07/18/2011.
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