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NCJ Number: 158234 Find in a Library
Title: Review of Firearms Registration
Author(s): T Wade; R Tennuci
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 228
Sponsoring Agency: Canada Department of Justice
Ottawa ON K1A 0H8, Canada
Publication Number: TR1994-9e
Sale Source: Canada Department of Justice
Justice Bldg. Kent St., at Wellington St.
Ottawa ON K1A 0H8,
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: Canada
Annotation: This report systematically assesses the Firearms Registration and Administration System (FRAS) maintained by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).
Abstract: The report describes the administrative, financial, technical, and operational components of FRAS, including its interface with users and other agencies. Some options discussed here for augmenting the efficiency of the current system to ensure that policy objectives are met involve legislation, database management, provincial and local organization, screening procedures, automated query processing, and tracing. Information derived from analyses of the current system and potential enhancements is used to identify major functional, administrative, and technical issues related to the development of a universal firearms registration system. 8 figures, 2 tables, and 7 appendixes
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Canada; Firearms; Regulations; Statistics
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