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17 August 2001

Telegraph (UK)

Sir John Stevens, the Metropolitan Police Commissioner, said police in London were on target to reduce gun crime by two per cent this year, despite the number of murders involving firearms having doubled. Speaking as he put on display an arsenal of 700 powerful weapons seized in the capital, Sir John said he was confident that police could reduce gun crime without the need to arm more officers. The number of gun deaths in London rose to 25 in the first eight months of... (

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