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Presale Handgun Checks, 1996

NCJ Number
165704
Date Published
September 1997
Author(s)
Donald A. Manson, Bureau of Justice Statistics; Darrell K. Gilliard, Bureau of Justice Statistics
Publication Series
Publication Type
Publication
Annotation
Provides a national estimate of firearms purchasing applications, the number rejected, and the reasons for rejection.
Abstract

Provides a national estimate of firearms purchasing applications, the number rejected, and the reasons for rejection. The project, conducted by the Regional Justice Information Service (REJIS) of St. Louis, Missouri, is an ongoing data collection effort focusing on the firearms check procedures in each State beginning January 1, 1996. The responses from 44 States summarized in this Bulletin are being used to develop statistics describing implementation of the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act.

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