Police say that when gun owners surrender unwanted guns at the South County Gun Buyback event at the Morgan Hill Outdoor Sports Center, no questions will be asked about who owns the guns or where they came from.
The gun crimes only came to light after the FBI San Francisco Bay Area division's Joint Terrorism Task Force informed San Jose police about Denis Shevchenko's links to potentially threatening comments made on gab.com on May 24
Extensive records requests San Jose Inside filed with law enforcement agencies across the Bay Area show that the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office has become ground zero for concealed weapon permit requests.
Deadly encounters between police and citizens have increased in recent years. And while officer-involved shootings are nearly always ruled justified, mistakes are costly—both in lives and in the millions that the public pays to victims and their heirs.