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Philippines. 2014 ‘Selected Statements on Firearm Seizures.’ Annual Report 2014, pp. 44-55. Manila: Philippine National Police. 31 December

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Campaign against Criminal Gangs

Operations against criminal gangs resulted In the neutralization of 183 gangs and 1,204 gang members, recovery of 411 assorted firearms and the filing of 513 cases in courts. (p.44)

Campaign against Loose Firearms

10,091 firearms were confiscated/captured/surrendered for violation of RA. No.10591 (Comprehensive Firearms law). Consequently, a total of 7,734 persons were neutralized, and 5,165 cases were filed in courts. On the campaign against Private Armed Groups, 11 PAG members were neutralized and 14 firearms were confiscated. (p. 45)

Campaign against CPP-NPA-NDF (CNN)

The PNP figured in 16 government-initiated encounters that resulted in 22 NPA killed, two wounded, one captured, 16 high-powered, and two low-powered firearms confiscated. In other operations against the NPA, 21 were arrested, 24 surrendered, seven high-powered, and three low-powered firearms were confiscated. (p. 55)

Campaign against Southern Philippines Secessionist Groups (SPSGs)

One government-initiated encounter against SPSGs was reported for the period and one SPSG was killed. In other operations against SPSGs, 16 were arrested, and seven high-powered firearms were recovered. (p.55)

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