Tag Archives: firearm theft

Stolen Firearms Recovered

A key component of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ (ATF) enforcement mission is the tracing of firearms on behalf of thousands of Federal, State, local and foreign law enforcement agencies. Firearms trace data is critically important information developed by ATF. Below is a break down of types of firearms recovered in 2012: […]

Firearm Theft Statistics

I was just reading the most recent report from the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) regarding theft of firearms. The National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) is an annual data collection conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau for the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS). A few highlights: – About 1.4 million guns, or an annual average […]