ABSTRACT

Recidivism of Denied Prospective Firearm Purchasers   [open pdf - 286KB]

From the document's abstract: "This report examines the effectiveness of the firearm eligibility background checks performed by the FBI's National Instant Background Check System (NICS) and implemented under the Brady Act. The study assesses the impact of NICS-based firearm purchase denials as an intervention in an effort to explore whether Brady NICS checks constitute an effective intervention for directly or indirectly reducing future arrests."

Report Number:
National Criminal Justice Reference System, NCJ 222677
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Date:
2008-05
Copyright:
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
National Criminal Justice Reference Center: https://www.ncjrs.gov/
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pdf
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application/pdf
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