FIREARMS FACTS - UPDATE

FIREARM REGISTRATION BACKLOG = 134,434

37,865 REGISTRATIONS IN PROCESSING

FOR MORE THAN A YEAR

 

DEPT. OF JUSTICE RESPONSE

TO ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT REQUEST

FILE: A-2002-0206 dated November 22, 2002.

 

BREITKREUZ ATI REQUEST Dated November 4, 2002

For the period from December 1, 1998 to present [November 6, 2002], please provide copies of records and reports showing the total number of gun registration applications currently in processing and showing the numbers and how long the registration applications have been in backlog.

 

JUSTICE DEPT. RESPONSE Totals as of November 6, 2002

Year                                        In Process

1998                                                 57

1999                                           1,012

2000                                          3,818

2001                                         32,978

2002                                         96,569

 

TOTAL                                 134,434

 

No registration applications backlog.