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ABOUT 1.4 MILLION GUNS STOLEN DURING HOUSEHOLD BURGLARIES AND OTHER PROPERTY CRIMES FROM 2005 THROUGH 2010 WASHINGTON – About 1.4 million firearms were stolen during household burglaries and other property crimes over the six-year period from 2005 through 2010, according to a report released today by the Justice Department’s Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS). This number represents an estimated average of 232,400 firearms stolen each year— about 172,000 stolen during burglaries and 60,300 stolen during other property crimes.
ADVANCE FOR RELEASE AT 10:00 A.M. EDT Bureau of Justice Statistics THURSDAY, NOVMEBER 8, 2012 Contact: Kara McCarthy (202) 307-1241 HTTP://WWW.BJS.GOV/ After hours: (202) 598-0556 ABOUT 1.4 MILLION GUNS STOLEN DURING HOUSEHOLD BURGLARIES AND OTHER PROPERTY CRIMES FROM 2005 THROUGH...
Many people pretend like criminals forged their own weapons... Most of those firearms were purchased legally at one point.