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 ascending Description Category Document Type
Maine Firearms Statutes and Codes (372 KB)

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

Firearms Guide
Louisiana Firearms Trace Data – 2014 (1727 KB)

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

About ATF Report
Louisiana Firearms Statutes and Codes (308 KB)

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

Firearms Guide
Loss Prevention for Firearms Retailers (441 KB)
Loss prevention for firearms retailers. As a firearms retailer you have a risk of burglary, theft, and loss. This guide will help you evaluate the security of your premises and help you develop a strategy for preventing losses.
Firearms Guide
List of Explosive Materials - 2002 (41 KB) Notice of List of Explosive Materials. Five additions: Azide explosives, HMTD [hexamethylenetriperoxidediamine], Nitrate explosive mixtures, Picrate explosives and TATP [triacetonetriperoxide] Explosives Report
La Gran Familia Gang Arrest (40 KB)

The Gwinnett County Police Gang Unit in conjunction with the ATF conducted a nearly two year investigation into the criminal street gang known as "La Gran Familia" which has a number of gang sets underneath identified as the "Latin Kings", "Brown Side Locos", "Malditos 13", and "Pachucos 21." The investigation revealed that the gang members were buying and selling, Cocaine, Methamphetamine, Xanax, Marijuana and firearms. Gang leadership and major associates of "La Gran Familia" were identified during the investigation.

News Report
kentucky051017.pdf (63 KB) May 2017 Location of Abandoned/Unclaimed property by state. Resource Center Report
Kentucky Firearms Trace Data – 2014 (1582 KB)

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

About ATF Report
Kentucky Firearms Statutes and Codes (263 KB)

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

Firearms Guide
Kansas Firearms Trace Data – 2014 (1545 KB)

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

About ATF Report
Kansas Firearms Statutes and Codes (331 KB)

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

Firearms Guide
july_2022_inspection_results_worksheet_.xlsx (13 KB) Firearms Report
January 2022 - Firearms Compliance Inspection Results (13 KB)

January 2022 compliance inspection results.

Firearms Report
Iowa Firearms Trace Data – 2014 (1543 KB)

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

About ATF Report
Iowa Firearms Statutes and Codes (317 KB)

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

Firearms Guide
Institute of Makers of Explosives Safety Analysis for Risk (IMESAFR) (Presentation - September 2020) (1660 KB)

This presentation details the process for requesting a variance for deviating from the explosives regulations through use of a quantitative risk assessment software tool known as ‘Institute of Makers of Explosives Safety Analysis for Risk.'  The software tool is designed, in part, to evaluate the risks of a fatality from an accident involving stored explosives.

Explosives Guide
inspection_results_worksheet_june_2022.xlsx (13 KB)

June 2022 Inspections Report

Firearms Report
inspection_results_worksheet_december_2021.xlsx (13 KB)

Firearms Compliance Inspection Statistics December 2021

Firearms Report
inspection_results_may_2022.xlsx (14 KB)

May 2022 - Firearms Compliance Inspection Results

Firearms Report
inspection_results_april_2022_amended.xlsx (13 KB)

April 2022 Firearms Compliance Inspection Results

Firearms Report
Indiana Firearms Trace Data – 2014 (1722 KB)

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

About ATF Report
Indiana Firearms Statutes and Codes (382 KB)

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

Firearms Guide
Important Notice to Dealers and Other Participants at Gun Shows (ATF I 5300.23A) (290 KB)
This notice applies to activities permitted at bona fide gun shows, as defined in Title 27 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Section 478.100. Federal firearms licensees ("FFLs" or "Dealers") may only sell firearms at gun shows within the state in which their licensed premise is located. Revised June 2021.
 
Firearms Guide
Illinois Firearms Trace Data – 2014 (1671 KB)

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

About ATF Report
Illinois Firearms Statutes and Codes (2668 KB)

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

Firearms Guide
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