More than 250,000 illegal weapons in circulation in Haiti
It has been estimated that Haiti has more than 250,000 illegal weapons in circulation causing insecurity.
Weapons Destroyer to cut down on Firearms in Haiti
HNP are endeavoring to decrease illegal firearms in circulation. With the help of the Canadian Police they set out to destroy 195 weapons at Freres Police Academy.
Police Commissioner Therriault donated a $50,000 weapons destroyer, capable of destroying 500 weapons daily. Currently there are 250,000-plus illegal handguns and assault rifles in circulation.
Therriault said ". . . the need to strengthen the national management and control system of gun licenses . . ." is imperative.