National Instant Criminal Background Check System

 launched by the FBI on November 30, 1998

United States system for determining if prospective firearms or explosives buyers’ name and birth year match those of a person who is not eligible to buy through an FFL

Background checks are not required under federal law
for intrastate firearm transfers between private parties

Bill Rodgers

  • FBI agent 
  • 1972 devised the first Kydex holster
  • patented the process to laminate leather to the inside of a sheet material
  • 1973 Rogers Holster Company
  • devised the first paddle holster
  • devised the first “ retention ” holsters
  • devised the electronic shot timer
  • 1985 Rodgers holster company purchased by Safariland
  • 1985 member of Team Safariland
  • 1975 Rogers Shooting School
  • 2010 Author of “Be Fast, Be Accurate, Be the Best”

RogersShootingSchool.com

FBI – Uniform Crime Report

since 1930

Each month, law enforcement agencies report the number of known ‘index crimes’ in their jurisdiction to the FBI

Violent crime & Property crime

  • 1927 – IACP created the Committee on Uniform Crime Reporting
    – to determine statistics for national comparisons:
    – murder
    – non-negligent manslaughter
    – forcible rape
    – burglary
    – aggravated assault
    – larceny
    – motor vehicle theft
  • 1930 – 1st report = 400 cities in 43 states
    – covering 20 million (20% of U.S. population)
  • 1934 – Uniform Crime Report
    – by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)
  • 1979 – arson was added
  • 1984 – NIBRS
  • 2003 – data compiled from more than 16,000 agencies
    – 93 percent of the population in 46 states and D.C.
  • 2021 – Projected shift to NIBRS countrywide

  • Traditional Summary Reporting System (SRS)
  • National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS)
  • Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted (LEOKA) Program
  • Hate Crime Statistics Program
  • Cargo Theft Reporting Program


Crimes NOT indexed:

  • Public Corruption
  • Kidnappings
  • Drug Trafficing
  • Money Laundering
  • Human Smuggling
  • Weapon Smuggling
  • Cyber Crimes
  • Stash Houses

“Jelly” Bryce

1906 – May 1974

Jacob Adolphus “Jelly” Bryce
often described as “the perfect shot”
 F.B.I.’s first Sharpshooter

  • 1906 Born in Mt. View, Oklahoma
  • 1934 – joined FBI, Special Agent
  • 1954 – retired