Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Alpers, Philip. 2005 ‘The Human Cost of Armed Violence: Crime with Guns.’ Gun-running in Papua New Guinea: From arrows to assault weapons in the Southern Highlands; Special Report No. 5, pp. 87-88. Geneva: Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. 1 July
Crime with Guns
In PNG, it is not possible to accurately gauge levels of firearm-related crime.
Even for serious offences of violence, statistics commonly go unrecorded or uncollected in all but the most organized urban settings, where less that 15 per cent of the total population live.