Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library

Cukier, Wendy and Victor W Sidel. 2006 ‘The Global Gun Epidemic: From Saturday Night Specials to AK-47s: The firearm epidemic: Regional variations: North America and the Caribbean.’ The Global Gun Epidemic: From Saturday Night Specials to AK-47s, p. 33. Westport, CT: Praeger Security International. 1 January

Relevant contents

Hardest hit in the region was Jamaica, where 450 people were murdered with firearms in 1997, for a rate of 18.6 per 100,000.

'Justifiable' homicides in Jamaica -- killings by police -- are relatively high: 5.0 per 100,000. (133)

Source cited:

133) Graduate Institute of International Studies, Small Arms Survey 2004.

ID: Q11086

As many publishers change their links and archive their pages, the full-text version of this article may no longer be available from the original link. In this case, please go to the publisher's web site or use a search engine.