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National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Fact Sheet

This site, by the FBI, details the Brady Act Requirements, the NICS background checks, privacy and security sections, appeals and additional information.
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Ken Conder
Ken Conder (Faculty)
8 years ago
An easy to read explanation of the NICS system. It is does not explain the limitiations of the data they use. Too many jurisdictions do not enter accurate and timely information regarding civil court orders and other prohibiting factors. As quick and accurate as NCIS is, I find it difficult to rely on it totally.