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.

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

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

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

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

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

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Resource Center Report
2020 Firearms Commerce Report (2914 KB)

2020 Firearms Commerce Report in the United States.

Firearms Report
2020 Explosives Incident Report - EIR (1793 KB) Resource Center Report
2020 Arson Incident Report - AIR (5300 KB) Resource Center Report
2019 Firearms Commerce Report (1132 KB)

Firearms Commerce Statistical Update - 2019

Firearms Report
2019 Explosives Incident Report (1827 KB)

2019 Explosives Incident Report (EIR)

Explosives Report
2019 Annual Firearms Manufacturers and Export Report (AFMER) (4574 KB) Resource Center Report
2018 USBDC Arson Incident Report (6708 KB) Resource Center Report
2018 Explosives Incident Report (EIR) (1759 KB)

2018 Explosives Incident Report (EIR)

Explosives Report
2017 Explosives Incident Report (EIR) (1530 KB)
2017 Annual Explosives Incident Report
Resource Center Report
2017 Arson Incident Report (AIR) (3886 KB)
2017 Arson Incident Report (AIR)
Resource Center Report
2016 USBDC Arson Incident Report (3170 KB) Resource Center Report
2016 Explosives Incident Report (1975 KB)
2016 Explosives Incident Report (EIR)
Explosives Report
2015 USBDC Explosive Incident Report (1490 KB)

The annual Explosives Incident Report (EIR) reviews bombing and explosives related incident and threat from information reported to the United States Bomb Data Center through the Bomb Arson Tracking System (BATS).

Rules and Regulations Report
2015 USBDC Arson Incident Report (3308 KB) The annual Arson Incident Report (AIR) reviews arson-related incidents from data reported to the United States Bomb Data Center (USBDC) through the Bomb Arson Tracking System (BATS). Arson Report
2015 Summary: Firearms Reported Lost and Stolen (853 KB)

2015 Summary: Firearms Reported Lost and Stolen

Firearms Report
2015 Report on Firearms Commerce in the U.S. (1176 KB) This is the 2015 Annual Statistical Update on Firearms Commerce in the United States. (This publication has been updated to correct 2013 firearms manufactured total in Exhibit 1.) About ATF Report
2014 USBDC Explosive Incident Report (1969 KB)

The Annual Explosives Incident Report (EIR) reviews bombing and explosives related incidents and threats from data reported to the United States Bomb Data Center (USBDC) through the Bomb Arson Tracking System (BATS).

Explosives Report
2011-1 - Consolidation of Required Records for Importers (76 KB)

ATF authorizes an alternate method or procedure from the firearms acquisition and disposition recordkeeping requirements of 27 CFR 478.122. Specifically, ATF authorizes licensed importers to consolidate their records of importation or other acquisition of firearms and their separate firearms disposition records, provided all of the requirements stated in this ruling are met.

Rules and Regulations Report
1986-8-Curio and Relic Updates (1195 KB)

This circular announces an addition of firearms that have been classified as curios and relics during the period January 1985 through March 1986.

Firearms Industry Circular
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