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Gun Policy News, 13 October 2011


13 October 2011

Journal (Philippines)

MAMANG PULIS - Philippine National Police chief, Director General Nicanor A. Bartolome, yesterday warned anew law enforcement agents and civilians issued a Permit-to-Carry-Firearm-Outside-of-Residence or PTCFOR that the PNP policy against the tucking of guns in waist stays and violators will be accosted and charged to teach them a lesson. Bartolome maintained that a policeman displaying a firearm by tucking or inserting it at the waist while in civilian attire violates... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

13 October 2011

Associated Press

SEAL BEACH, Calif. — Every hair-dressing station was full at Salon Meritage when a gunman burst through the door and began shooting, sending terrified customers diving for cover in the upscale salon tucked just blocks from the beach in this quaint seaside town. The shooter then stepped outside, shot a man sitting in a truck in the parking lot and sped off. By the time it was all over Wednesday, eight people were dead and another in critical condition in one of the... (GunPolicy.org)

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Sri Lanka

13 October 2011

Lanka Business Online (Pita Kotte)

Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa said firearms kept by private 'guards' of politicians will be recovered in a special operation starting Thursday, in the wake of a deadly clash among rival factions of his party. "A special operation aimed at disarming them has been launched from today by the police and the special task force assisted by the military," President Rajapaksa told a meeting of media chiefs. Analysts said politicians of various colours had got into... (GunPolicy.org)

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13 October 2011

Cape Argus (Cape Town)

Political Bureau NATIONAL police commissioner General Bheki Cele and his top cops were slammed by Parliament's police oversight committee yesterday over the state of the service, with the chair of the committee describing its firearms control as a "nightmare". In the past five years, 11 935 SAPS firearms have been lost or stolen. As the police top brass were being grilled, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa said in a written parliamentary reply that one-third (91 191) of... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

13 October 2011


SEAL BEACH, California - Mourners laid flowers at a hair salon in Seal Beach on Thursday, a day after a gunman, identified as the ex-husband of a stylist there, killed eight people in a shooting rampage. Police named the suspect as 42-year-old Scott Evans Dekraai of nearby Huntington Beach, who was expected to face multiple counts of murder in a mass killing that has been called the worst in Orange County history. Dekraai's former wife, Michelle Fournier, was a... (GunPolicy.org)

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13 October 2011

Guardian (Belize)

The Ministry of Defense called a press conference at Price Barracks on Wednesday evening to inform the media that there was a security breach at the Price Barracks compound and a number of small arms and high powered rifles were stolen. Allen Whylie, Chief Executive Officer in the Ministry of Defense, said it is a devastating breach and the Ministry will leave no stones unturned to get to the bottom of the heist. The discovery was made at about 10:20 a.m. on Wednesday,... (GunPolicy.org)

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Islas Caimán

13 October 2011

Cayman News Service

The country's legislators had another rare moment of harmony on Wednesday when they all voted to support a private member's motion to establish a firearms authority to decide who gets a gun licence. Currently, it is the commissioner of police alone who makes the decision to grant or deny a firearms license to an applicant on Grand Cayman but legislatures have voted to amend legislation which will see the country's top cop share the decision with at least three local... (GunPolicy.org)

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Noruega,Unión Europea

13 October 2011

EuroNews (France)

The European Parliament has approved new rules to control the cross-border movement of civilian firearms such as sports and hunting weapons. The thinking behind the new export procedure is to keep track of weapons by introducing more transparency, and to fight illegal trafficking. MEP Salvatore Iacolina from the European People's Party said: "What happened in Norway should not happen again. With these new rules we guarantee the simplification of the procedures,... (GunPolicy.org)

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Unión Europea

13 October 2011

Sofia Echo (Bulgaria)

New rules to control exports of civilian-use firearms, such as sports and hunting weapons, were approved by the European Parliament on October 13 2011. These rules had already been informally agreed with the European Council, a media statement said. "The European Parliament wants to guarantee maximum safety, but also to ensure that hunters and sports shooters leaving the EU for a while do not have to go through unnecessary formalities," the statement said. The... (GunPolicy.org)

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