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Tuesday, 20th June 2006

Police Chiefs’ Perceptions of the Regulation of Firearms

Police Chiefs’ Perceptions of the Regulation of Firearms
Source: American Journal of Preventive Medicine
"The majority of responding police chiefs supported 11 out of 14 proposed firearm control policies. Most police chiefs (62%) believed that the government should do everything it can to keep handguns out of the hands of criminals, even if it makes it more difficult for law-abiding citizens to purchase handguns. Police chiefs were not likely to participate in the majority of firearm control advocacy activities. The advocacy activities that police chiefs were most likely to participate in were meeting with state legislators (52%) and writing a letter to a legislator in relation to gun control (44%)."



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