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United States

9 January 2002

Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh)

Pittsburgh police seized 364 illegal guns in arrests last year, part of a stepped-up effort to get firearms off the streets. The number of guns recovered in arrests was 95 more than the 269 recovered in 2000, the first year the Police Bureau began keeping such statistics. Another 254 guns were recovered without arrests, including weapons seized during service of protection-from-abuse orders or found discarded on the streets. Police Chief Robert W. McNeilly Jr. said... (

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