Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Reuter, Peter and Jenny Mouzos, in: Cook, Philip and Jens Ludwig (Eds). 2002 ‘Australia: A Massive Buyback of Low-Risk Guns.’ In: Evaluating Gun Policy: Effects on Crime and Violence, p. 133. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press. 1 December
New South Wales created a Firearms Trafficking Unit in September 1999, the first specialized unit to deal with illegal firearms.
In its first eighteen months of operation, which included undercover purchases, the unit seized 216 firearms and arrested twenty-eight people on firearm charges.