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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

For Immediate Release

June 18, 2009


(202) 648-8500

ATF Statement on ATFICE Joint Efforts

ATF prides itself on the strength of its relationships with law enforcement partners at every level of government throughout the country. The success of crime prevention efforts to improve safety and security depends on cooperation and information sharing among all federal, state and local law enforcement agencies. ATF and ICE currently are working to finalize a memorandum of understanding to maximize our joint effectiveness to combat violent crime along the Southwest Border.”

— W. Larry Ford, ATF Assistant Director, Office of Public and Governmental Affairs

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