Police Officers Guide to Recovered Firearms

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Police Officers Guide to Recovered Firearms

The Project Safe Neighborhoods Initiative in partnership with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives (ATF) and Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) developed a mobile application as a proactive gun violence prevention strategy and tool. The ATF Police Officer's Guide to Recovered Firearms mobile application is designed to assist law enforcement in firearm identification, trace, recovery and safety. Utilizing the app, law enforcement officials will receive strategies to enhance firearm safety, a visual guide for accuracy in firearm identification and a collection of tips, policies and procedures to assist in firearms investigations. The ATF Firearms app is a helpful resource as investigative priorities focus on targeting armed violent offenders and career criminals, narcotics traffickers, narco-terrorists, violent gangs, and domestic and international arms traffickers.

 


Thank you for visiting the ATF Police Officer's Guide to Recovered Firearms Application. The mobile application is designed to assist law enforcement in firearm identification, trace, recovery and safety. The mobile application is now available on both the IOS App Store and the Google Play Store under the title "ATF Firearms." For quicker access to the ATF Firearms mobile application, please scan the QR code provided below. 

 

Contact Information:
For more information on the IACP PSN Initiative, email psn@theiacp.org.
To request DOJ BJA Project Safe Neighborhoods training or technical assistance, click here.  

The Police Officer’s Guide to Recovered Firearms app is a critical tool to help officers properly identify and describe guns associated with crimes, which will result in more complete reports, and ultimately help prosecutors build a stronger case against armed criminals.

This app was developed through a partnership between the International Association of Chiefs of Police, the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Project Safe Neighborhoods, the IACP Firearms Committee and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Firearms App Privacy Policy.pdf


For more information, please contact: psn@theiacp.org.

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