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United Kingdom

15 January 2001

Independent (UK)

A national firearms database is to be established for the first time, amid fears over record levels of gun crime. The setting up of the database, recommended by the official inquiry into the Dunblane massacre of 1996, comes as a report by senior criminal intelligence officers has uncovered "major weaknesses" in the way British police tackle gun crime. For the past 11 months, a team of officers from the National Criminal Intelligence Service has compiled details of... (

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