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Gun Policy News, 26 September 2004

Norway

26 September 2004

Norway Post

The Police Directorate has asked for permission to equip a certain number of police cars with machine guns and rifles. In a letter to the Justice Department, Director of Police Ingelin Killengreen writes that the development of crime shows that there may be a need for heavier arms. She therefore requests permission to to use heavier weapons in patrol cars than the revolvers used today. With our experience from recent armed robberies, it is our opinion that police... (GunPolicy.org)

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Australia

26 September 2004

Sun Herald (Sydney)

A DNA match has led to the charging of a man with the theft of the security company gun used to murder police officer Glenn McEnallay. The weapon, a .38 calibre Smith & Wesson Special, was among six pistols taken during the armed hold-up of Sydney security firm CARS in March 2002. Constable McEnallay was shot dead two weeks later while chasing a stolen vehicle at Hillsdale, in the city's east. Three other high-powered hand guns recovered near the scene of the slaying... (GunPolicy.org)

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