Caption: No, Philippine National Police Chief Gen. Oscar Calderon, is not shooting himself. He’s just inspecting a high-powered M-16 assault rifle seized by the police since the implementation of the gun-ban for the local election period Monday, April 30, 2007 at Camp Crame,Philippines. Reports say a total 1,820 firearms were confiscated in the drive against loose firearms. Nearly 30 people killed so far nationwide as rival candidates, many of them members of long-established political clans, as the May 14 local elections draw near, but the police is helpless and the Macapagal administration cares no less. At right is deputy PNP chief Avelino Razon, who looks tired.