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Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2007 - Statistical Tables


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Table 7. Reported arrests of denied persons, by state, 2000-2007

  Number of arrests of denied persons
State  2007    2006   2005  2004  2003  2002  2001  2000  
  Total 1,327   1,285   1,398   1,490   1,430   1,697   1,901   1,294    
Coloradoa 167   189   185   215   137   246   276   259    
Connecticutb /   /   0   27   21   14   3   /    
Delawarea /   /   3   7   14   /   /   /    
Georgiac ...   ...   ...   98   81   97   64   9    
Marylandb /   /   /   /   /   208   221   130    
New Jerseya /   /   /   /   /   /   /   27    
Oregona 84   103   125   98   124   131   198   94    
Pennsylvaniaa 311   313   244   343   375   382   348   /    
Virginiaa 765   680   841   702   678   619   791   775    

/Not reported.
...Not applicable.
aArrests were made by state police troops or local agencies, which may not always be reported to the state.
bA statewide unit responded to all falsified applications and illegal attempts to buy firearms.
cNo longer operated as a point of contact state after 2004.



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