Chelsea Parsons, Vice President for Guns and Crime Policy, CAP

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ history dates back to the Civil War era. The Center for American Progress says some of the bureau’s mission areas are out of date and unfocused. Chelsea Parsons, vice president for guns and crime policy at CAP, is a co-author of the report, “The Bureau and the Bureau.” She told In Depth with Francis Rose, the ATF’s identity crisis starts with three big challenges.