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Alpers, Philip and Conor Twyford. 2003 ‘Armed Crime.’ Small Arms in the Pacific; Occasional Paper No. 8, p. 32. Geneva: Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. 31 March
In the Federated States of Micronesia (population 124,000), of the seven homicides between 1997 and 2001, none were committed with a gun. Nor did any of the 493 assaults recorded by police during the same period involve a firearm.
[Source: Personal correspondence with Lt. Lino Amor, Dept. of Justice, FSM, 13 May 2002.]