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Sgt. Dan Raab holds onto a boy on a bike for possible loitering at a gas station at Detroit and Central avenues. Members of the gun task routinely stop groups of boys and men to search for weapons as part of a gun crackdown city-wide.

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Lt. Norm "Chip" Giesige, a member of the gun task force, looks for contraband in trash cans after making an arrest.

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A man is arrested by Lt. Norm "Chip" Giesige, a member of the gun task force, for warrants and possession of cocaine.

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A member of the gun task force searches for weapons and drugs on a man they stopped for possible drug dealing out of a gas station. They ended up releasing him.

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Members of the gun task force search for weapons as part of a gun crackdown city-wide.

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Toledo Police Department's Paul Marchyok searches a car for weapons and drugs.

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Members of the gun task force interrupted this game, played by a small group of men in front of an abandoned home on Hollywood Ave.

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Members of the gun task force search the back of an abandoned home on Hollywood Ave., where gangs are known to hang out.

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Lt. Norm "Chip" Giesige, a member of the gun task force, searches the back of an abandoned home.

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An unmarked police car, with an arrested suspect in the back seat, sits in front of a memorial of liquor bottles and a red bandanna that still remain on Hollywood Avenue for Victor Johnson, who was gunned down on Sept. 17, 2009.

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A suspect is placed in handcuffs and searched for drugs and weapons by a member of the gun task force.

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Toledo gun task force members search for drugs and weapons at Inez Nash Park in central Toledo as part of a gun crackdown city-wide.

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Toledo police Sgt. William Shaner pats down a man hanging out at the Inez Nash Park for drugs and weapons.

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Lt. Norm "Chip" Giesige, a member of the gun task force, talks on his police radio as he and his partner search for people who might have weapons as part of a gun crackdown city-wide.

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Toledo Police officer Robert D'Agostino with one of the guns confiscated over the 4th of July weekend. All of the guns on the table were picked up over the holiday weekend.

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A Toledo Police Officer holds a confiscated gun known as a Saturday night special in the property room of the Toledo Police Department.

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A gun in the property room of the Toledo Police Department that was confiscated over the July 4th weekend.

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Guns in the property room of the Toledo Police Department that have been confiscated over the July 4th weekend.

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