Operation Texas Kill Switch Targets Illegal Machine Gun Conversion Devices | State

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — U.S. Attorneys in Texas have launched “Operation Texas Kill Switch,” a statewide initiative to combat illegal machine gun conversion devices known as “switches.” .

In simultaneous news conferences, U.S. Attorneys Jaime Esparza, Leigha Simonton, Alamdar Hamdani and Damien Diggs, along with ATF Special Agents Jeffrey Boshek and Michael Weddel, condemned the devices that transform firearms into fully-fledged weapons. automatic. “As U.S. Attorneys and federal law enforcement agents, our offices have been investigating and prosecuting switches for many years, but as the problem continues to worsen, we are committed to doing more,” said Esparza.