Effective controls on guns helps to protect police, with rifles and shotguns being those used most often when police officers are killed on duty. They also give them valuable tools to help investigate and prosecute gun crime.
Police in Canada are strongly supportive of sensible gun control measures, recognizing its importance to both protecting Canadians and to protecting police officers doing their jobs. Here you will find selected quotes on the subject from police testimony, briefs and associations.
Effective gun control provisions give police important tools to investigate gun crime when it does happen.