Firearms in Australia

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Dear NSW Police Force,

1. The number of crimes (homicides, muggings etc) in the Greater Sydney Area committed with the use of a firearm since 1997. Broken down into number and type of felony per year. If possible also the geographical area of Sydney where the crime occurred..

2. NSWPF policy regarding the civilian ownership of firearms.

3. The laws governing civilian ownership of firearms in Australia

4. The legal process of obtaining a firearm in Australia.

Yours faithfully,

Mason Howe

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Good afternoon Mason

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NSW Police has up to twenty working days to comply with your request.

Please E-mail completed forms to the NSW Police Force Information Access
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Kind regards,

Julie
New South Wales Police Force | External Information Access Unit |
Operational Information Agency |  Phone: 02 8835 6888   |   Fax: 02 8835
6811 | Email:[NSW Police Force request email]

From:        mason howe <[FOI #3208 email]>
To:        GIPA requests at NSW Police Force <[NSW Police Force request email]>
Date:        08/03/2017 20:03
Subject:        Government Information (Public Access) request - Firearms
in Australia

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Dear NSW Police Force,

1. The number of crimes (homicides, muggings etc) in the Greater Sydney
Area committed with the use of a firearm since 1997. Broken down into
number and type of felony per year. If possible also the geographical area
of Sydney where the crime occurred..

2. NSWPF policy regarding the civilian ownership of firearms.

3. The laws governing civilian ownership of firearms in Australia

4. The legal process of obtaining a firearm in  Australia.

Yours faithfully,

Mason Howe

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Patsy Brogan left an annotation ()

very odd response by Police "If you are applying for someone else's information - please be aware it is unlikely to be released to you unless you have obtained a dated and signed
authority authorising specifically the release of that particular
information."

because the request isn't person specific.

bit of furphy here

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Things to do with this request

Anyone:
NSW Police Force only: