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US Marshals, ATF Offer Rewards in Search of Hawaii Cop Killer

July 20, 2018
The U.S. Marshals Service and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives have both joined the FBI in offering financial rewards to anyone providing information leading to the arrest and capture of the man suspected of murdering Hawaii County Police Officer Bronson Kaliloa.

California Gangs Stockpiling "Ghost Guns"

July 9, 2018
The hand-assembled firearms — which are legal for people who are legally allowed to possess other firearms — are effectively untraceable, because the most crucial parts have no serial numbers.

California Police Still Looking for 31 Stolen Service Pistols

July 5, 2018
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors recently renewed a $10,000 reward for information leading to the recovery of the guns, matching an identical offer from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, putting the total reward at $20,000.

ATF Agent Shot, Critically Injured in Undercover Operation

June 8, 2018
ATF agents from the Chicago Field Division were "ambushed" while conducting an undercover operation in Gary, IN, ATF Agent Brendan Iber said in a news conference.

ATF Agent Dies of Apparent Heart Attack in Training

May 28, 2018
Special Agent Paul “Scott” Ragsdale of Rockwall, TX, was learning arrest techniques when he suffered an apparent cardiac arrest, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said.

Reputed Gang Member Charged in Chicago Shooting of ATF Agent

May 8, 2018
U.S. Magistrate Judge Maria Valdez ordered Ernesto Godinez, a reputed Almighty Saints gang member, held in custody until a detention hearing May 17. He was charged with forcibly assaulting an ATF agent with a deadly weapon and faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted.

ATF Agent Shot, Critically Wounded in Chicago

May 4, 2018
Officials said the agent, in his late 20s, was shot during an investigation of illegal guns but gave no details. No one was in custody, according to officials.

Package Bomb Bound for Austin Explodes in FedEx Plant

March 20, 2018
Schertz police say the package was in the sorting area of the facility. The explosion happened around 12:30 a.m. and about 75 employees were there at the time. Officials said the medium-sized package had metal and nails inside it.

NSSF, ATF Launch Operation Secure Store

February 2, 2018
NSSF and the ATF have announced the launch of Operation Secure Store, a comprehensive joint initiative to help Federal Firearms Licensees make well-informed security-related decisions to deter and prevent thefts.

Feds Attempt to Purchase Weapons Through Dark Web for New Report

January 5, 2018
Overall, GAO found that many of its attempts to purchase weapons – even through “darknet” sites intentionally obscured from public access and tailored to covert transactions – were rebuffed.

Vigilant Solutions Hires Retired ATF SAIC to Direct Business Development

November 30, 2017
Rabadi served in the ATF for 25 years, and from January 2013 until his retirement last month, he led the ATF’s Philadelphia Field Division.

Secure Outcomes LS/GunSmoke Fingerprinting System Integral Part of New High Speed NFA Barcode-Based Transfer System

August 22, 2017
Secure Outcomes' LS/GunSmoke fingerprint system provides Class III firearms dealers with a fully integrated solution to collect fingerprint/photo information to meet compliance requirements for Class III NFA purchases.

ATF Agents Shoot Man Trying to Rob Them in Baltimore, Police Say

May 31, 2017
ATF agents conducting an undercover operation Friday afternoon in West Baltimore shot an armed man who approached their vehicle in an apparent robbery attempt, police said.

ATF's Ballistics Van to Help Baltimore as Murder Rate Increases

May 3, 2017
Baltimore has experienced its highest murder rate in history through the first four months of 2017—but authorities there are now receiving federal help in the form of a mobile gun-tracking van from the ATF.

Police: AL Couple Planted Fake Bomb Hoping to Shoot Officers

November 25, 2016
An Alabama couple planted a fake bomb at a suburban elementary school hoping to shoot officers arriving at the scene or even rob a bank, police said Wednesday.

U.S. Court Upholds Gun Buying Ban for Medical-Marijuana Users

September 1, 2016
Gun purchases are off limits in the U.S. to anyone who uses medical marijuana or holds a state-approved medicinal marijuana card, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.

Federal Raid at Louisiana Home Tied to Murder Plot Against Police

July 12, 2016
The raid of a Baton Rouge, LA, home Monday and a pawn shop burglary last week are connected to the arrests of three people who said they were going to kill police at protests.

ATF Says 2013 Texas Fertilizer Plant Disaster was Criminal Act

May 13, 2016
In an extraordinary turn for one of the ATF's most labored and expensive fire investigations ever, the agency said Wednesday that the deadly blaze that destroyed West Fertilizer Co. in West, TX, in 2013 was a criminal act, and it pleaded for the public's help to find who was responsible.

Historical LPR Data Used by Missouri Department to Locate Homicide Suspect

February 18, 2016
Vigilant Solutions' license plate recognition (LPR) cameras and commercial LPR data are being used by Lee's Summit (MO) Police Department to improve safety for its residents, including the recent location and arrest of a homicide suspect.

President Seeks to Boost FBI, ATF Staff as Part of Executive Action on Guns

January 7, 2016
The President proposed that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) would both see additional staff hired to enhance background checks and to enforce gun laws.
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