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Cook, Philip J., Wendy Cukier and Keith Krause. 2009 ‘Cross - Border Firearms Trafficking in North America -- Canada.’ The Illicit Firearms Trade in North America; 9 (3), p. 274. London: Criminology & Criminal Justice. 1 August

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Cross - Border Firearms Trafficking in North America -- Canada

According to the Annual Report (2007) of the Tactical Analysis Unit, part of the Firearms Support Services Directorate of the Canadian Firearms Program, which operates at the national level, 5,616 firearms were seized in 2007. Of these:

- 2,863 (51%) were crime guns…
- Of the 710 crime guns where the source was known, 324 were domestic
and 386 were smuggled.
- Washington State was the source for 103 of these firearms, the next closest
state was Florida with 50.

Source cited:

Heemskerk, Tony and Eric Davies (2008) 'A Report on the Illegal Movement of
Firearms in British Columbia', November.

ID: Q10680

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