What Is BATS?

BATS is a secure, web-based, computer case management system that is provided to state & local agencies for documenting explosives, fire and arson investigations. BATS was developed primarily with the investigator in mind. BATS is easy-to-use and assists investigators in the gathering, reporting, and accessing of case information for any explosives, fire or arson incident quickly and efficiently. BATS can be used to document any fire, arson, explosion, bombing, or explosives case regardless of cause; including attempts and related threats. Users also have access to critical intelligence advisories and other investigative resources such as online explosives tracing. There is no cost to the participating agency.

Last Reviewed September 23, 2016