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Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2009 - Statistical Tables

NCJ Number
231679
Date Published
October 2010
Length
21 pages
Author(s)
Michael Bowling, Ph.D.; Ronald J. Frandsen; Gene A. Lauver; Allina D. Boutilier; Devon B. Adams
Agencies
BJS
Annotation
This article is part of the "Background Checks for Firearm Transfers" series.
Abstract
This web page describes background checks for firearm transfers conducted in 2009. The statistical tables provide the number of firearm transaction applications checked by the State points of contact and local agencies, the number of applications denied and the reasons for denial, and estimates of applications and denials conducted by each type of approval system. Data are also provided on appeals of denied applications and arrests for falsified applications. The BJS sponsored Firearm Inquiry Statistics (FIST) program collects information on firearm background checks conducted by state and local agencies and combines this information with Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) transaction data. 9 tables and 3 appended tables (Published Abstract)

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