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Gun Policy News, 19 December 2014

Finland

19 December 2014

YLE (Finland)

Finnish Police fired their guns on duty only six times in 2013, reports the Finnish news agency STT. "The Finnish Police respond to slightly more than one million different kinds of emergency situations per year, so in light of this fact, it is very rare that we resort to using firearms," says Jukka Salomaa, an instructor in the use of force and strategies of engagement at Finland's Police University College. The UK magazine The Economist reported in August that... (GunPolicy.org)

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