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2 August 2001

New York Times

Gun arrests by city police officers, long seen as a linchpin of Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani's crime reduction efforts, are on the rise again after a period of sharp decline following the shooting of Amadou Diallo, police statistics show. At a news conference yesterday, Mr. Giuliani said that stripping criminals of their weapons had led to sharp reductions in crime. City police statistics show that the 1,750 arrests of people on gun charges so far this year represents an... (

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