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Uganda

19 September 2007

Daily Monitor (Kampala)

MASINDI, Kampala — If Police chief Kale Kayihura gets his way, traffic police officers will soon carry guns while on duty to protect themselves against what he calls "attacks from errant motor drivers." Speaking in Masindi District at the pass out of 1,073 Special Police Constables (SPCs), the inspector general of police said keeping unarmed traffic officers on the road for long hours puts them at risk of being attacked by unruly people. "Traffic officers should be... (GunPolicy.org)

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