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Ninety firearms have gone missing from a police academy, as per media reports.

Multiple firearms including pistols, revolvers, and rapid-fire rifles are being searched for in Aschersleben. Ex-employees of the university are enlisted to assist in the quest.

Thorsten Führing (l), Rector of the Police College in Aschersleben next to Tamara Zieschang (CDU),...
Thorsten Führing (l), Rector of the Police College in Aschersleben next to Tamara Zieschang (CDU), Minister of the Interior of Saxony-Anhalt

Saxony-Anhalt is one of the states in Germany. - Ninety firearms have gone missing from a police academy, as per media reports.

At the Police University College in Aschersleben, Germany, around ninety firearms have gone missing, as per a report from Mitteldeutsche Zeitung. The investigation is based on an internal report sent by the college's rector, Thorsten Führing, to the state criminal police (LKA). The said report is believed to be from last week. Among the stolen weapons are pistols, revolvers, and other types of firearms.

Audit shows "major discrepancies" in Police University College's weapon inventory

To locate the stolen weapons, the university is reportedly in touch with former staff who were in charge of storing firearms. The stolen firearms are believed to have been borrowed from the LKA's comparison weapons collection. This collection is used for both training and demonstration purposes with law enforcement personnel.

Apparently, an audit conducted by the Saxony-Anhalt Audit Office revealed "major discrepancies" in the weapon inventory of the teaching materials collection at the Police University College during an in-person inspection. Several missing items were supposed to be in the university's possession.

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The investigation into the missing firearms at the Police University College in Aschersleben involves the state criminal police (LKA) in Saxony-Anhalt, as they believe some of the stolen weapons were borrowed from their comparison weapons collection. The lack of accountability in the university's weapon inventory was highlighted by "major discrepancies" found during an audit conducted by the Saxony-Anhalt Audit Office. The stolen firearms include revolvers, among other types of firearms.

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