Guns Figure

Dennis Putnam putnamd%atlodbs1 at DRAGON.COM
Tue Sep 26 12:52:59 MDT 1995


>  SNIP
> Another thing to think about are the homicide figures put out.  These numbers
> also include justifiable homicides.
>
 
Justifiable homicides means LEO shootings not just citizen shootings. I also
believe the figures include suicides (via firearms) as well. An interesting
aside is that this is the only category in which suicides is included.
Homicides from knives, for example, exclude suicides as does numbers for
vehicular homicides. Don't ask me why.
 
--
Dennis Putnam, Manager
Technical Planning and Services
Hayes Microcomputer Products, Inc.
 
Opinions expressed are mine and should not be viewed as an official positon of
Hayes or its management.



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