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McKenzie, Katharine. 1999 ‘Botswana: Homicides.’ Domestic Gun Control Policy in Ten SADC Countries; 4.1.2, p. 7. Johannesburg: Gun Free South Africa. 1 September
Police statistics are not disaggregated into crimes involving firearms and the police maintain that most crimes do not involve firearms but sticks, stones and other weapons. Some reported crimes are:
Offence: 1995 - 1996 - 1997
Murder: 242 - 207 - 217
Source: Annual report of the Commissioner of the Botswana Police for the year 1997, p2.