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Operation Ceasefire

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Operation Ceasefire

Operation Ceasefire

Operation Ceasefire

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Eric Westervelt reports on Philadelphia's crackdown on criminals who possess illegal guns. City police are cooperating with federal prosecutors in a program called "Operation Ceasefire." It requires mandatory prison sentences for convicted felons who are caught with guns in their possession. The program is modeled after a similar one in Richmond, Virginia, known as "Project Exile."