Fiscal Year 2014 ATF Crime and Punishment

1,818 arson, 859 explosives and 26 alcohol and tobacco and 23,462 firearms related ATF Investigations were initiated in fiscal year 2014. ATF conducted 26,165 investigation in FY2014 of those, 90% involved firearm-related crimes.

Fiscal Year 2014 ATF Crime and Punishment

Investigations Initiated in Fiscal Year 2014

  • Arson Investigations: 1,818
  • Explosives Investigations: 859
  • Alcohol and Tobacco Investigations: 26
  • Firearms Investigations: 23,462
  • ATF conducted 26,165 investigations in Fiscal Year (FY) 2014.  Of those investigations, 90% involved firearm-related crimes.

Defendants recommended for prosecution in Fiscal Year 2014

  • ATF recommended 12,978 defendants for prosecution in FY 2014.
  • Of those recommended for prosecution, 8,864 were indicted.
  • Of those indicted, 6, 987 defendants were convicted. and resulted in 30 life sentences and 2 death sentences.

Cases recommended for prosecution in Fiscal Year 2014

ATF recommneded 7,577 cases for prosecution.

  • Of those recommended 5,310 were prosecuted.
  • Of those cases that were prosecuted, 4,482 resulted in conviction

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Last Reviewed September 22, 2016