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United States

3 August 2001


NEW YORK — With gun control a hot topic of debate for police, lawmakers and public health experts alike, a survey of one law enforcement agency in the US shows that many officers keep a loaded and unlocked personal firearm in their homes. The results from a survey of officers in a Southern enforcement agency found that 80% had a firearm in addition to their service gun. Of those, 60% of the officers stored their guns unlocked, 68% kept their guns loaded and about 44%... (

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