AG Barr says feds have made nearly 1,500 arrests in ‘Operation Legend’ | New York Post – Aug 22, 2020

New York Post | By Steven Nelson – Aug 19, 2020

Attorney General William Barr said Wednesday that federal agents helped make 1,485 arrests as part of the nine-city anti-violent-crime Operation Legend.

Barr said 1,000 state fugitives were arrested during the operation and 200 people face federal charges, many of them for illegal guns.

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Attorney General William P. Barr Announces Launch of Operation Legend | Era of Light – July 12, 2020

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Today, Attorney General William P. Barr announced the launch of Operation Legend, a sustained, systematic and coordinated law enforcement initiative across all federal law enforcement agencies working in conjunction with state and local law enforcement officials to fight the sudden surge of violent crime, beginning in Kansas City, MO. Operation Legend was created as a result of President Trump’s promise to assist America’s cities that are plagued by recent violence. ⇲

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