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United Kingdom

28 December 2007

Northampton Chronicle (UK)

A top officer for Northamptonshire Police has refuted figures suggesting the force is dealing with one of the biggest increases in gun crime in the country. In a written Parliamentary answer for the Conservative party, data compiled by the Ministry of Justice suggested firearms offences had more than trebled in the past five years, while the number of armed officers in the county fell by a third. The disputed figures said that in 2006, Northamptonshire Police... (

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