Publications Library

ATF occasionally issues publications to inform the industries it regulates and the general public about the laws and regulations administered and enforced by ATF. These include guidebooks, newsletters, brochures, studies, and reports.

Titlesort descending Description Category Document Type
Safety and Security Information for Federal Firearms Licensees (ATF P 3317.2) (1809 KB)

This booklet provides safety and security information for federal firearms licensees (FFL) and their businesses. In this booklet you will find information pertaining to ATF's stolen firearms program, steps for reducing your vulnerability to theft or loss, properly identifying and recording firearms information, recording suspicious person descriptions and how to report a theft or loss of firearms inventory. 

Firearms Guide
Saint Louis, MO - State Report - Medium Cities (3788 KB)

National Firearms Commerce and Trafficking Assessment (NFCTA): Crime Guns - Volume Two Report

Firearms Report
Saint Paul, MN - State Report - Addendum City Report (3881 KB)

National Firearms Commerce and Trafficking Assessment (NFCTA): Crime Guns - Volume Two Report

Firearms Report
Saint Petersburg, FL - State Report - Addendum City Report (3871 KB)

National Firearms Commerce and Trafficking Assessment (NFCTA): Crime Guns - Volume Two Report

Firearms Report
San Antonio, TX - State Report - Mega City (6395 KB)

National Firearms Commerce and Trafficking Assessment (NFCTA): Crime Guns - Volume Two Report

Firearms Report
San Bernardino, CA - State Report - Small City (7260 KB)

National Firearms Commerce and Trafficking Assessment (NFCTA): Crime Gun Intelligence and Analysis - Volume Two

Firearms Report
San Diego, CA - State Report - Mega City (2839 KB)

National Firearms Commerce and Trafficking Assessment (NFCTA): Crime Guns - Volume Two Report

Firearms Report
San Jose, CA - State Report - Mega City (2821 KB)

National Firearms Commerce and Trafficking Assessment (NFCTA): Crime Guns - Volume Two Report

Firearms Report
Schenectady, NY - State Report - Addendum City Report (3828 KB)

National Firearms Commerce and Trafficking Assessment (NFCTA): Crime Guns - Volume Two Report

Firearms Report
Seattle, WA - State Report - Addendum City Report (5432 KB)

National Firearms Commerce and Trafficking Assessment (NFCTA): Crime Guns - Volume Two Report

Firearms Report
September 2022 - Firearms Compliance Inspection Results (13 KB)

September 2022 - Firearms Compliance Inspection Results

Firearms Report
september-2023-firearms-compliance-inspection-results.xlsx (13 KB) Firearms Report
Shreveport, LA - State Report - Small City (6424 KB)

National Firearms Commerce and Trafficking Assessment (NFCTA): Crime Gun Intelligence and Analysis - Volume Two

Firearms Report
Silencer Destruction Diagram (408 KB)

To meet the requirement for removal from GCA and NFA provisions, ATF has previously explained that acceptable methods of destruction include completely melting, shredding, or crushing the firearm silencer. View more information on how to properly destroy a silencer.

Firearms Guide
South Bend, IN - State Report - Addendum City Report (3782 KB)

National Firearms Commerce and Trafficking Assessment (NFCTA): Crime Guns - Volume Two Report

Firearms Report
South Carolina - State Report (2565 KB)

National Firearms Commerce and Trafficking Assessment (NFCTA): Crime Guns - Volume Two Report

Firearms Report
South Carolina Firearms Trace Data – 2014 (1778 KB)

This brochure contains trace data related information from January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014.

About ATF Report
South Carolina State Laws and Published Ordinances (399 KB)

From the 34th Edition of State Laws and Published Ordinances - Firearms (ATF P 5300.5)

Firearms Guide
South Dakota - State Report (2996 KB)

National Firearms Commerce and Trafficking Assessment (NFCTA): Crime Guns - Volume Two Report

Firearms Report
South Dakota Firearms Statutes and Codes (260 KB)

From the 34th Edition of State Laws and Published Ordinances - Firearms (ATF P 5300.5)

Firearms Guide
South Dakota Firearms Trace Data – 2014 (1620 KB)

This brochure contains trace data related information from January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014.

About ATF Report
Springdale, AR - State Report - Addendum City Report (3905 KB)

National Firearms Commerce and Trafficking Assessment (NFCTA): Crime Guns - Volume Two Report

Firearms Report
state_laws_and_published_ordinances_2022_-_iowa.pdf (490 KB)

From the 35th Edition of State Laws and Published Ordinances - Firearms (ATF P 5300.5)

Firearms Guide
state_laws_and_published_ordinances_2022_-_kentucky.pdf (261 KB)

From the 35th Edition of State Laws and Published Ordinances - Firearms (ATF P 5300.5)

Firearms Guide
Suspicious Packages (ATF P 5400.26) (285 KB)

This publication provides vital safety information to persons and organizations encountering suspicious packages and/or bomb threats.

Explosives Guide
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