“Firearms and Crime” – Jan. 6, 2021

Verne Speirs, Criminal Division Chief and Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama, talks with In Focus host Carolyn Hutcheson about crimes and gun violence. In Fiscal year 2020, the U.S. Department of Justice charged more than 14,000 defendants with firearms-related crimes, and the Middle District of Alabama brought 78 cases. This is part one of a two-part interview.