FBI and ATF Turf War Creates 'Confusion' At Bomb Scenes

A scathing memo from the Deputy Attorney General's office blasts both ATF and the FBI for their long-running turf war, and says that squabbles between the rival federal agencies can leave local first responders unsure who's in charge and confused when trying to defuse live bombs. "We cannot afford to let any uncertainty about roles and responsibilities interfere with a timely and effective response to explosives incidents," says Deputy AG Gary Grindler in the eight-page memo, which orders ATF...Full Story
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