ATF Graphical Highlights
  National Trends:
ATF referrals are now up sharply
ATF has largest jump in prosecutions compared with other agencies
While ATF staffing up, enforcement rise much larger
Prosecution trends: weapons up while explosives flat/down
Long term trends in homicides by weapon type
Prison sentences which initially rose have now fallen
Shift in agencies referring federal internal security/terrorism prosecutions
Convictions from ATF weapons referrals

  National Profile:
ATF below average in getting its referrals prosecuted
Other agencies more successful getting weapons referrals prosecuted
Prison sentences for ATF weapons convictions among longest
ATF relies on one statute for most of its criminal prosecutions
Major urban areas show comparatively small number of ATF referrals
Districts vary in liklihood ATF referrals are prosecuted
Prison sentences vary widely by district

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