ABSTRACT

Bureau of Justice Statistics Bulletin: Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2005   [open pdf - 308KB]

"In 2005 about 8.3 million applications for firearm transfers or permits were subject to background checks under the Brady Act and similar State laws. This is an increase of 2.4% from the 8.1 million applications in 2004. The FBI processed nearly 5.0 million of these applications (60%), and State and local agencies processed 3.3 million (40%)."

Report Number:
NCJ 214256
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Date:
2006-11
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Public Domain
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Bureau of Justice Statistics: http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/
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pdf
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