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Law enforcement leaders call on Congress to prevent gun violence


WASHINGTON (WKOW) -- As part of the National Law Enforcement Partnership to prevent gun violence, police leaders from across the country come together in Washington D.C. this week.

They're demanding Congress act to end gun violence. University of Wisconsin-Madison Police Chief Susan Riseling is one of those law enforcement leaders.

Chief Riseling joined Wake Up Wisconsin to discuss the issues. Click the video above to learn more.

The law enforcement leaders are asking require background checks for all firearm purchasers, improve the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) by ensuring that disqualifying records of all prohibited firearms purchasers are contained in the system, ban new semi-automatic assault weapons and limit high-capacity ammunition magazines to ten rounds.

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