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Police Set to Target Firearm Storage

Age (Melbourne)

8 March 2008

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Victoria Police Superintendent Wayne Ashley said 185,442 Victorians had gun licences, 10,000 fewer than just six years ago. This was despite the number of registered firearms in Victoria slowly rising from 558,000 in 2002 to 586,292 this year…

Guns in Australia

- 18,000 Victorians to have their gun storage checked this year.

- Theft of firearms down by 72% in Australia since 1995-96.

- Murders using firearms down by 46 % since early 1990s.

- 586,292 registered firearms in Victoria.

- 185,442 gun licences in Victoria - 10,000 fewer than six years ago.

Source: Victoria Police and Australian Institute of Criminology

ID: N461

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