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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
AFMER 2020 Final Report Cover Sheet (195 KB) Firearms Report
affirmative_action_plan_-_2021.pdf (77 KB)

FY2021 Affirmative Action Plan

General Report
Advisory Opinion on Licensing for Certain Gun Show Sellers (778 KB)
This letter provides additional guidance on licensing for persons engaged in selling firearms at in-state gun shows.
Firearms Guide
AAG/A Order No. 012-2003 — Correction (19 KB)

In rule document 03–9324 beginning on page 19148 in the issue of April 18, 2003, make the following correction: On page 19149, in the second column, under List of Subjects in 28 CFR Part 16, in the second paragraph, in the fourth line ‘‘3003’’ should read ‘‘2003’’.

Resource Center Report
AAG/A Order No. 012-2003 (37 KB)

The Department of Justice, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), is exempting five Privacy Act systems of records from the subsections of the Privacy Act listed below. The five systems of records were published in the Federal Register on January 24, 2003 (68 FR 3551). As described in this rule, the exemptions are necessary to protect law enforcement and investigatory information and functions of ATF.

Resource Center Report
2021R-05 - Preliminary Regulatory Analysis and Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis (426 KB) Rules and Regulations Report
2021_explosives_incident_report_eir.pdf (1993 KB)

2021 Explosives Incident Report

Explosives Report
2021 Firearms Trace Data: Top Calibers Recovered and Traced in the United States and Territories (26 KB) Resource Center Report
2021 Firearms Trace Data: Time-to-Crime - Firearms Sourced and Recovered in the United States and Territories (131 KB) Resource Center Report
2021 Firearms Trace Data: Time-to-Crime - Firearms Recovered and Traced in the United States and Territories (19 KB) Resource Center Report
2021 Firearms Trace Data: Number of Firearms Sourced and Recovered in the United States and Territories (31 KB) Resource Center Report
2021 Firearms Trace Data: Firearm Types Recovered and Traced in the United States and Territories (21 KB) Resource Center Report
2021 Firearms Trace Data: FFL Theft/Loss Reports Matching Firearms Subsequently Recovered and Traced (17 KB) Resource Center Report
2021 Firearms Trace Data: Categories Associated with Firearms Recovered and Traced in the United States and Territories (32 KB) Resource Center Report
2021 Firearms Trace Data: Age of Possessor - Firearms Recovered and Traced in the United States and Territories (19 KB) Resource Center Report
2021 Firearms Commerce Report (919 KB)

2021 Firearms Commerce Report in the United States.

Firearms Report
2020 Firearms Trace Data: Top Calibers Recovered and Traced in the United States and Territories (25 KB)

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2020 Firearms Trace Data: Time-to-Crime - Firearms Sourced and Recovered in the United States and Territories (130 KB)

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2020 Firearms Trace Data: Time-to-Crime - Firearms Recovered and Traced in the United States and Territories (18 KB)

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2020 Firearms Trace Data: Number of Firearms Sourced and Recovered in the United States and Territories (30 KB)

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2020 Firearms Trace Data: Firearm Types Recovered and Traced in the United States and Territories (21 KB)

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2020 Firearms Trace Data: FFL Theft/Loss Reports Matching Firearms Subsequently Recovered and Traced (16 KB)

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2020 Firearms Trace Data: Categories Associated with Firearms Recovered and Traced in the United States and Territories (31 KB)

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2020 Firearms Trace Data: Age of Possessor - Firearms Recovered and Traced in the United States and Territories (18 KB)

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2020 Firearms Commerce Report (2914 KB)

2020 Firearms Commerce Report in the United States.

Firearms Report
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