ATF

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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
Contact Us

Hotlines

Report Illegal Firearms Activity

1-800-ATF-GUNS (1-800-283-4867)

Bomb Hotline

1-888-ATF-BOMB (1-888-283-2662)

Arson Hotline

1-888-ATF-FIRE (1-888-283-3473)

Other Criminal Activity

1-888-ATF-TIPS (1-888-283-8477)
Email: ATFTips@atf.gov

Firearms Theft Hotline

1-888-930-9275

Explosives Theft Hotline

1-800-461-8841

National Tracing Center

1-800-788-7133 / 1-800-578-7223 (FAX) (Law Enforcement Only)

Report Stolen, Hijacked or Seized Cigarettes

1-800-659-6242

ATF Victim / Witness Protection Program

Visit ATF’s Victim / Witness Protection Program page

Important: Agricultural retailers or anyone who encounters a stranger or suspicious person whom you suspect is purchasing ammonium nitrate fertilizer or other agricultural products for criminal purposes, please pay attention to the person's description and attire, attempt to discreetly obtain a vehicle license number, and immediately call 1-800-800-3855 or your nearest local law enforcement agency.

Report Employee Misconduct

To report the misconduct of an ATF employee, you will need to go to our Report Employee Misconduct page.


Theft or Loss

Report Theft or Loss of Firearms:

Please visit the How to Report Firearms Theft / Loss page for instructions.

Report Theft or Loss of Explosive Materials:

Please visit the How to Report Explosives Theft / Loss page for instructions.

Report Theft or Loss of Type 60 Coupon:

Please visit the How to Report Explosives Theft / Loss page for instructions.

Report Employee Misconduct

To report the misconduct of an ATF employee, you will need to go to our Report Employee Misconduct page.