The U.S. Attorney's Office and several local leaders announced a new initiative on Tuesday to keep guns out of the hands of felons following the shooting of two Tulsa police officers.
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It's called the "2150 Initiative" and its focus is to limit gun violence and bring more accountability to people who shouldn't have guns including felons. The measure was officially announced Tuesday afternoon in a joint news conference that includes U.S. Attorney Trent Shores, Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum and Tulsa Police Chief Wendell Franklin. The initiative is named after Sergeant Johnson's badge number and mirrors the nationwide "Guardian Project". Johnson was killed in the line of duty during a traffic stop in June. Officer Ahrash Zarkeshan was also shot during this stop and is still recovering.