Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives ( ATF )


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About Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is a federal law enforcement organization within the United States Department of Justice. Its responsibilities include the investigation and prevention of federal offenses involving the unlawful use, manufacture, and possession of firearms and explosives; acts of arson and bombings; and illegal trafficking of alcohol and tobacco products. The ATF also regulates via licensing the sale, possession, and transportation of firearms, ammunition, and explosives in interstate commerce. Many of ATF's activities are carried out in conjunction with task forces made up of state and local law enforcement officers, such as Project Safe Neighborhoods. ATF operates a unique fire research laboratory in Beltsville, Maryland, where full-scale mock-ups of criminal arsons can be reconstructed.

ATF press release, blog etc

10/16/2018 - 17:28 Seven People Sentenced to Prison on Federal Charges Following Investigation Into Drug Sales in Southwest Washington
10/16/2018 - 09:39 Justice, Treasury, and State Departments Announce Coordinated Enforcement Efforts Against Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generacion
10/15/2018 - 06:46 Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Conspiring to Commit Murder In Aid of Racketeering
10/12/2018 - 09:01 Suburban Chicago Man Guilty of Trying to Illegally Export Guns and Ammunition to Haiti
10/11/2018 - 18:12 Two Men Indicted for Theft of 366 Firearms from UPS Facility
10/11/2018 - 00:37 Former Hamilton County Sheriffs Deputy Sentenced for Lying to ATF
10/04/2018 - 19:55 Man Sentenced to Prison for Drugs and Gun Crimes
10/04/2018 - 19:06 U.S. Attorney Dunavant Announces Progress in Making our Communities Safer through Project Safe Neighborhoods
10/04/2018 - 18:48 Huntsville Man Sentenced to 17 Years in Prison as Armed Career Criminal
10/04/2018 - 10:02 Tulare County Men Indicted in Firearms and Cockfighting Case
10/04/2018 - 07:22 Woman Indicted in Scheme to Straw Purchase Guns in Indiana on Behalf of Convicted Felon in Chicago
10/04/2018 - 00:31 Seaford Man Sentenced to 80 Months in Federal Prison for Gun, Heroin Charges
10/03/2018 - 20:34 Multiple Defendants Sentenced for Drug Trafficking and Violent Crimes
10/03/2018 - 17:34 Anchorage Man Charged for Illegal Possession of Firearm in Connection with Stolen Vehicle Investigation
10/03/2018 - 11:15 Jefferson County Brothers Indicted in Connection with Convience Store Clerk Shooting
10/03/2018 - 02:02 Several men indicted on federal firearms charges as part of program focused on domestic abusers with guns
10/02/2018 - 21:24 Harrison County Man Sentenced for Drug Distribution and Firearms Charges
10/02/2018 - 11:50 Former CEO of the Freedom Fighters Foundation Convicted of Felony Gun Trafficking