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Issued:18/03/14

Babak Akhgar, professor of informatics at Sheffield Hallam University, spoke to the BBC about monitoring and preventing cross-border gun crime by using international, multi-agency databases.

One such tool is Odyssey, developed by the University's Cultural, Communication and Computing Institute to help track ballistics data across Europe.