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Gun Policy News, 14 March 2010

États-Unis

14 March 2010

Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Two guns used in high-profile shootings this year at the Pentagon and a Las Vegas courthouse both came from the same unlikely place: the police and court system of Memphis, Tenn. Law enforcement officials told The Associated Press that both guns were once seized in criminal cases in Memphis. The officials described how the weapons made their separate ways from an evidence vault to gun dealers and to the shooters. The use of guns that once were in police... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

14 March 2010

Washington Post

More than 20 guns seized by a state-run firearms task force in Prince George's County are unaccounted for, and investigators believe that one of the weapons was used in the shooting of an off-duty police officer late last year, according to law enforcement sources familiar with the investigation. All the missing guns apparently had been seized by the Prince George's narcotics detective who was assigned to the task force, the sources said. The detective, Juan Carter,... (GunPolicy.org)

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Kenya

14 March 2010

Daily Nation (Nairobi)

NAIROBI — Paul Ngugi cannot help but thank God for saving his life from the merciless bullets of Administration Police officers that snuffed life out of his seven colleagues. At around midnight, a client walked up to him at his Riruta base where he operates taxi business. The client, Mr Ngugi recalled, asked to be dropped at Dagoretti Corner, a 15-minute drive from Riruta. "I reluctantly agreed to take him because of the standoff we had earlier had with our boda... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

14 March 2010

Associated Press

MOBILE, Alabama - Information missing from a state crime database is allowing some people to buy guns in Alabama when the purchases should be barred. The Press-Register of Mobile reported Sunday that a database at the Alabama Criminal Justice Information Center has 2.7 million arrest records that don't reflect case outcomes. Sometimes, people can buy guns when previous court cases should bar the deals. In Mobile, a man who purchased a military-style rifle despite a... (GunPolicy.org)

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Îles Cayman

14 March 2010

Cayman NetNews, Editorial

What seems to have become a daily occurrence of some incident or another involving the increased criminal use of firearms must surely indicate that something effective has to be done very, very soon to get a grip on the illegal possession and use of guns in the Cayman Islands. If we don't, the same thing will happen here as happened in Jamaica – ordinary delinquency will became confounded with revenge and could be blamed on political crime, leading to a considerable... (GunPolicy.org)

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