Prompted by a 2007 law, an administrator at the Iowa Department of Public Safety personally oversaw the review of 125,000 state mental health case files to figure out who should be prohibited from owning guns.
Experts say the shortage leaves NICS vulnerable to mistakes and workers at risk of burnout.
A primer on the rare federal gun safety bill drawing bipartisan support — including from President Trump and the NRA.
Ballistics Imaging Helped Phoenix Police Solve 9 Fatal Shootings. Why Don’t More Departments Make Better Use of It?
The technology — a national database of ballistic images that matches guns and shell casings recovered by police — is not new, but underutilized.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives took what could be the…
A new "fugitive from justice" definition has increased the odds that some violent criminals will be able to buy a firearm, experts say.
New York police and crime lab officials faced tough questions on Thursday about…
A close call in Arizona illustrates why experts are worried about policy that now allows people with open warrants to buy firearms.
Connecticut Got $400,000 to Add Fugitives to the Gun Background Check System. Then the Justice Department Changed the Rules.
Information on 52,000 open warrants were purged from the FBI's list of banned gun buyers earlier this year.
In 2012, Devin Patrick Kelley was court-martialed by the U.S. Air Force and sentenced to…
Agency employees have been 'falsely accused of not doing their job by those who seek to exploit the situation for political gain' a group of current and former ATF employees say.
When the first bump stock came across Rick Vasquez’s desk in 2010, he…