PBS NewsHour

Mayor Bowser on D.C.'s rising gun violence, new police hires

Clip: 07/12/2021 | 5m 42s | Video has closed captioning.

Washington, D.C. Is one of five areas nationwide where the Biden administration is launching strike teams to address gun trafficking. Like many regions across the country, homicides and gun violence in the city have been on the rise, impacting communities of color disproportionately. Lisa Desjardins discusses the issue with Democratic Mayor Muriel Bowser, who was at the White House meeting Monday.

Aired: 07/12/21

Rating: NR

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