Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Latvia. 2010 ‘Collection and Disposal.’ National Report of Latvia on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA); Part 6, p. 9. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Latvia to the United Nations. 1 January
Collection and Disposal
In the Republic of Latvia arms and weapons seized from natural and legal entities are melted down. In exceptional cases firearms are rendered harmless by boring a hole in the barrel.
Surplus, confiscated, collected or seized firearms according to provisions of Law on Handling of Weapons are destroyed by the State Police.