Salt Lake police chief meets with Obama to talk gun control

Published: Tuesday, Jan. 29 2013 1:45 p.m. MST

Burbank said he was "very impressed" with how Obama not only listened Monday but was engaged in the conversation and asked questions and challenged the chiefs present to help find solutions.

“I agree with the president from his position that if there is some way that we can save even one life or that we can prevent a tragedy like this from occurring, then we certainly owe it to the nation to look at that and find out if that is an avenue that we need to take,” Burbank said.

“There’s not a piece of legislation that I’ve seen that said anyone — federal government or otherwise — is going to come and take firearms away. It all talks about future restrictions on access.”

Contributing: Dave Cawley

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