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Gun Policy News, 23 October 2011


23 October 2011

Jamaica Gleaner

In a bid to prevent unauthorised members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) from carrying service revolvers, the Police High Command is to implement a new system called the Firearm Authorisation and Identification System (FAIS). The new system of checks and balances is also designed to impede armed criminals from taking advantage of cracks in the current system that quite often allows a person to get by with a gun if he or she presents a police identification... (

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23 October 2011

Vancouver Sun (British Columbia)

After finishing a rotation through Afghanistan with the Royal Canadian Horse Artillery, 22-year-old Dan Styles is back in Canada, safe and sound with his young family. When he's not caring for his one-year-old baby daughter, Styles now spends a lot of his personal time at the shooting range near his home at CFB Petawawa, in eastern Ontario. There, he hones the skills he relied on in the field. "It's practice, practice, practice," he says. "The better you get at it,... (

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