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Is data available on guns used in violent crimes?
Statistics on firearms used in violent crimes are available on the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) report, Firearm Violence, 1993-2011, on the Gun Violence section of the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Web site, and in the Federal Bureau of Investigation's annual Crime in the United States (CUIS) reports (see the "Expanded Offense Data" section of each CUIS report to view available data on weapons used in violent crimes, including data specific to gun use).

Visit the Gun Violence section of our site for additional information.


Last Updated: March 24, 2014

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