ATF


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  • noun

Synonyms for ATF

the law enforcement and tax collection agency of the Treasury Department that enforces federal laws concerning alcohol and tobacco products and firearms and explosives and arson

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Understandably, ATF is very popular with local program distributors.
Earlier, he gave away prizes among ATF personnel for their distinction.
A month later, in mid-November, ATF held a press conference to announce the release of their electronic 4473.
The e-Form 4473 may be downloaded for free from the ATF Web site at www.
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Agent Derek Cox looks at an H&K Mp5 9 mm submachine gun at the San Fernando Police Department, where the ATF is training local police officers about the variety of weapons that can be found on the streets.
Then, both the FBI and ATF refused to bring her in or give her protection, in violation of the terms of her confidential informant agreement (not to mention every moral standard).
So far, there has been no similar call for investigating ATF, even though experts worry that Muhammad--a member of the Nation of Islam who reportedly considered America a terrorist state--may inspire al Qaeda or other terrorist groups to conduct similar attacks with easily obtained sniper rifles.
Earle is clear about what he has to do at ATF to make progress.
When purchasing a firearm, each purchaser must complete the ATF Firearms Transaction Record, which provides the information licensees use to verify that an individual can legally buy a firearm and enables law enforcement officers to track firearm purchases.
However, in actual service fluids, both motor oil and ATF fluid, both silicone compounds swell significantly more than any of the other compounds tested.
None of those claims has been substantiated - but if it had been, since when does ATF deal with child abuse?
ATF launched Plateau's LMS in June 2005 to support, track and report on every aspect of ATF training and development including, internal and external instructor-led, online, on-the-job, mandatory qualifications, self-study, exams and practical exercises for ATF's 10,000+ employees, contractors, task force officers, and ATF's external operation.
The joint investigation is being conducted by the ATF, along with the Allegheny County Police Department and Fire Marshal's Office.
ATF is offering Federal Firearms Licensees (FFLs) a new option to receive ATF information electronically.
The ATF and Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department officials said all those arrested were affiliated with the Hells Angels.