Major County Sheriffs' Association http://wamc.org en Police push for background checks on gun purchases http://wamc.org/post/police-push-background-checks-gun-purchases <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">WASHINGTON (AP) — Law enforcement <font color="red">leaders</font> who met with President Barack Obama are urging him to improve the mental health system and strengthen background checks, but did not unify on more controversial gun control measures.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;"><font color="red">Leaders</font> of the <font color="red">Major</font>&nbsp;<font color="red">County</font>&nbsp;<font color="red">Sheriffs</font>' <font color="red">Association</font> said they told the president Monday to focus on the mental health system.</span></p><p> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 13:54:21 +0000 Jaired Crofut 56721 at http://wamc.org Police push for background checks on gun purchases