Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Jamaica. 2016 ‘Collection.’ National Report of Jamaica 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) and the International Tracing Instrument (ITI); Section 6, p. 5. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Jamaica to the United Nations. 11 April
12. During the reporting period, did your country collect any SALW? YES
12.1 How many SALW were collected?
The number above (1274) represents the total number of illicit, recovered or stolen small arms that have been collected by law enforcement over the period which includes rifles, shot guns, home made firearms, pistols, revolvers, etc. However, Jamaica has not engaged in any of the following activities during the review period:
- Buyback programme for civilian held SALW
- Weapons amnesty for civilian held SALW;
- Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR); and
- Weapons for Development Programme.
[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]