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Lamb, Guy. 2008 ‘Civilian Firearms Recovered or Confiscated (1994/95-2004/2005).’ 'Under the Gun': An Assessment of Firearm Crime and Violence in South Africa; Table 3, p. 8. Pretoria: Institute for Security Studies, Arms Management Programme. 1 March

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Table 3 (below) shows that from 1994 to 2003 there was an annual increase in the number of firearms recovered or confiscated by SAPS…

Table 3: Civilian firearms reported lost/stolen (1994/95-2006/2007) and recovered or confiscated (1994/95-2004/2005)

Year: Number of recovered firearms
2006/07: 13,120
2005/06: 12,351
2004/05: 23,813
2003/04: 30,208
2002/03: 21,607
2001/02: 19,756
2000/01: 15,421
1999/00: 14,272
1998/99: 13,712
1997/98: 10,750
1996/97: 11,185
1995/96: 9,834
1994/95: 6,727

Source: SAPS Annual Reports (http://www.saps.gov.za)

[SAPS = South African Police Service]

ID: Q8769

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