How Guns Are Traced - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

    How Guns Are Traced

    When guns are recovered in crime scenes around the country, tracing their history is not something out of Hollywood with elaborate computer databases. Instead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) does it in rural West Virginia using paper, people and time. (Published Wednesday, Jan 30, 2013) When guns are recovered in crime scenes around the country, tracing their history is not something out of Hollywood with elaborate computer databases. See More