Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Federal Firearms Compliance Inspections

ATF Federal Firearms Compliance Inspections: ATF is responsible for licensing persons engaged in manufacturing, importing, and dealing in firearms. Compliance inspections are conducted by ATF Industry Operations Investigators.

Fiscal Year 2014 Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) and Federal Explosives Licensee (FEL) Inspections

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF)

  • ATF is responsible for licensing persons engaged in manufacturing, importing, and dealing in firearms.
  • Compliance inspections are conducted by ATF Industry Operation Investigators (IOIs).
  • There are 626 field IOIs nationwide.
  • Thre were 140,000+ Federal Firearm Licensees (FFLs) in 2014.

Inspection Facts for 2015

  • ATF conducted 10,429 Compliane Inspection ins Fiscal Year 2014.
  • 4,967 inspections had no violations.
  • 1,364 inspections had a report of violations.
  • 1,348 inspections received a warning letter.
  • 640 inspectins receied a warning conference.
  • 74 inspections resulted in license revocations being sought.
  • 2,036 inspections resulted in other results, such as out of business.
  • ATF conducted 12,404 firearms application inspections.

Industry Operations Investigators also conduct compliance inspections of Federal Explosives Licensees (FELs)

  • In fiscal year 2014, ATF conducted 4,006 explosive compliance inspections.

Published by ATF on December 29, 2015.

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Last Reviewed September 22, 2016