Gun Database Causes Law Enforcement Controversy

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on March 3, 2003

The San Francisco Chronicle reported on February 28 that Attorney General Ashcroft has threatened to prosecute California law enforcement officials who continue to access three government databases, the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), the National Crime Information Center and the Interstate Identification Index, to track illegal gun owners.

Posted in E-Government, Privacy

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