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NSW. 2012 ‘Number of Firearms Seized in Total by Police, 2007-2012.’ Question No 1150: Police Firearms Seizures; Q & A No. 64. Sydney: Parliament of New South Wales. 22 February

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Mr Shoebridge to the Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Minister for the Hunter, and Vice-President of the Executive Council

2. How many firearms were seized in total by Police in:

a. 2002?
b. 2003?
c. 2004?
d. 2005?
e. 2006?
f. 2007?
g. 2008?
h. 2009?
i. 2010?
j. 2011?
k. 2012 to date?

Answer

The NSW Police Force has advised me:

2. (a-e) Numbers of seized firearms prior to 2007 are not available from police systems.
(f-k)
4066 firearms were seized in 2007-08.
7448 firearms were seized in 2008-09.
4461 firearms were seized in 2009-10.
6155 firearms were seized in 2010-11.
4282 firearms were seized in 2011-12 (as at 3 February 2012).

ID: Q8469

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