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Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2007 - Statistical Tables

NCJ Number
223197
Date Published
July 2008
Author(s)
Michael N. Bowling, Ph.D., Regional Justice Information Service; Michael N. Bowling, Ph.D., Regional Justice Information Service; Gene A. Lauver, Regional Justice Information Service; Gerard F. Ramker, Bureau of Justice Statistics; Devon B. Adams, Bureau of Justice Statistics
Publication Type
Data Table
Annotation
This web page describes background checks for firearm transfers conducted in 2007.
Abstract

This web page describes background checks for firearm transfers conducted in 2007. The statistical tables provide the number of applications checked by 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 Firearm Inquiry Statistics (FIST) Program is an ongoing data collection effort focusing on the procedures and statistics related to background checks in selected states.

Date Created: May 27, 2009