The National Attorneys General Training & Research Institute
National Instant Criminal Background Check System Overview
March 12, 2020
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ET
- Diana Davisson, State Liaison Specialist, Federal Bureau of Investigation
- Heather Ruggiero, State Liaison Specialist, Federal Bureau of Investigation
The National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) is a national system that checks available records on persons who may be disqualified from receiving firearms. The webinar will provide an introduction to the ten federal prohibitions that are used to determine a person’s eligibility to possess a firearm and how the prohibitions are applied. In addition, information will be provided regarding the databases searched by the NICS, the process to obtain additional information necessary to determine if a prohibition exists, and a few key statistics.
- Attendees will be provided a foundation of the NICS
- Basic understanding of how and why firearm eligibility determinations are made
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