NICS Background Checks

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This is an interactive dashboard showing background checks for Rhode Island initiated by a Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) using the FBI National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS). On the top part, you can see the yearly number of background checks conducted. Below shows the percent total of handguns vs long guns, note their are 2 additional types of "other" and "multiple" that are not represented in the bottom part and the total handguns + long guns will differ from the top half.

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