• Audit shows hundreds of seized and forfeited guns being properly destroyed by MPD

    By: Jim Spiewak


    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - 443 guns that used to be in the community will not find their way into the wrong hands.

    An internal audit released Tuesday shows the Memphis Police Department properly destroyed the guns. 

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    The Audit Department makes sure no guns go missing from the evidence room and are properly disposed of. 

    The weapons were collected as part of Mayor Strickland's gun buy-back program late last year. 

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