Gun Trafficking Resources

Gun trafficking occurs when individuals purchase or obtain firearms in the United States and illegally trade or transfer those firearms, often across borders or jurisdictions. Gun trafficking is often associated with organized crime, violence, and the circumvention of legal controls designed to prevent the illicit proliferation of firearms.

ATF Reports

National Firearms Commerce and Trafficking Assessment: Firearms in Commerce – Volume One

National Firearms Commerce and Trafficking Assessment (NFCTA): Crime Guns – Volume Two

GAO study on trafficking to Mexico

Firearms Trafficking: U.S. Efforts to Disrupt Gun Smuggling into Mexico Would Benefit from Additional Data and Analysis

UN report

Global Study on Firearms Trafficking 2020

Small Arms Survey

Small Arms Survey website