Tuesday, February 13, 2007

FBI: We still can't account for missing weapons and laptops

Everyone can sleep better tonight knowing the FBI is still out there arming the criminals and enemies of this great nation, right? Yea, I thought so.

FBI (PDF Document)
[...]Our prior audit found that over a 28-month period the FBI reported 354 weapons and 317 laptop computers as lost or stolen. Our follow-up audit found that over a 44-month period the FBI reported 160 weapons and 160 laptop computers as lost or stolen[...]
H/T Of Arms and the Law


MikeT said...

Growing up, I heard plenty of stories about how bad the FBI was from my family. Both of my parents were at one point federal agents with other agencies. My dad in particular, a career special agent with Customs, was particularly disgusted by their management. He frequently remarked when the FBI would be brought up in conversation that they had a conviction rate 1/4 of Customs' rate and that the FBI had a knack for taking others' cases and then snatching defeat from the jaws of victory in a case that should be have been a slam dunk case.

Purple Avenger said...

I got a BATF story I'm going to write about one of these days too...