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Gun Policy News, 31 December 2004


31 December 2004

Indian Express

Police fear that Mumbai is rapidly becoming a lucrative market for illegal guns, or samaan in underworld slang, with the arrest of five gunrunners in Dadar on Thursday morning. Members of the gunrunning syndicate were caught red-handed selling four factory-made guns and ammunition, along with fake firearms licences. Police sources disclosed that the gang could be behind the sale of several hundred illegal guns and licences in Mumbai and Thane district. The... (

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31 December 2004

Associated Press

NEWARK, New Jersey — In a city already reeling from a string of recent fatal shootings, police pleaded with residents Friday not to mark the arrival of the new year with bursts of celebratory gunfire. It is an appeal being made across the country in places like Los Angeles, Detroit, Chicago, Philadelphia, New Orleans and other cities where residents typically let loose with gunfire to celebrate New Year's. "I urge the residents of Newark against ringing in the New... (

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31 December 2004

San Mateo County Times (California)

REDWOOD CITY, California — A lot of revelers like to ring in the New Year by firing guns in the air. But the dangerous practice is a felony in California, and police in Redwood City have some of the most sophisticated technology available for tracking down the source of gunshots. In an action dubbed "Operation Silent Night," police tonight will go after anyone who fires a weapon at the stroke of midnight. "The Police Department hopes to reduce random gunfire... (

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