Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Alpers, Philip and Conor Twyford. 2003 ‘Stockpiles and Trafficking in the Pacific: The illicit small arms trade.’ Small Arms in the Pacific; Occasional Paper No. 8, p. 16. Geneva: Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. 31 March
Anecdotal evidence suggests a small trade in illegal firearms between American Samoa and Samoa, two close neighbours in the Southeast Pacific. (17)
Law enforcement officers talk of illicit handgun possession in the Samoan fishing fleet… yet evidence remains elusive.
17) Personal correspondence with Dr Penelope Schoeffel, University of Auckland, 19 March 2002.