Recidivism of Denied
Prospective Firearm Purchasers:
Policy Implications

Outline

Background

Motivation for Study

Design Approach - Concept

Design Approach - Methodology

Study Data A. 1999 Denials

Study Data A. 1999 Denied Persons Data Set

Study Data B. New NICS Checks

Study Data C. III Random Sample

Findings Characteristics of Denied Persons: Gender

Findings Characteristics of Denied Persons: Age

Findings Characteristics of Denied Persons: Type of Purchase

Findings Characteristics of Denied Persons: Denials per Person

Findings New Checks

Findings New Checks

Findings Simple Pre-Post Design: Comparative Statistics

Findings Simple Pre-Post Design: Net Impact

Findings Simple Pre-Post Design: Need for Correction

Findings At Least One Arrest Artifact

Findings Artifact Corrected Pre-Post Design: Impact of Denial (1)

Findings Artifact Corrected Pre-Post Design: Impact of Denial (2)

Findings Are There Key Factors Other Than the Artifact?

Findings Artifact-Corrected Pre-Post Design: Impact of Denial (3)

Policy Implications

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