Community Spotlight: King County, WA

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King County, Washington is home to the city of Seattle and roughly 2.1 million people.

WEBINAR - Creative Methods for Local Enforcement of Federal Firearms Restrictions

David W. Keck, J.D. | BWJP |

Even if your state does not prohibit firearms possession by Domestic Violence offenders, your community can still develop firearm surrender protocols. Federal law prohibits possession of firearms by Domestic Violence offenders because they are a specific group of individuals demonstrated to be untrustworthy with firearms. This webinar explores proven methods for removing firearms from Domestic Violence offenders, even absent specific state statutory authority.

MATRIX - Firearms and Domestic Violence Statutory Provisions by State

National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith & Credit | BWJP |

This matrix contains state and territorial firearm statutes as they relate to civil protection orders; criminal offenses, procedures, prohibited transferees; licenses/permits, and background checks.

TOOLS - Firearm Checklist: Law Enforcement

National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith & Credit | BWJP |

This matrix is a compilation of case law involving the federal firearm prohibitor 18 USC 922(g)(9) and misdemeanor crimes of domestic violence (MCDV).

TOOLS - Firearm Checklist: Prosecutors

National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith & Credit | BWJP |

This checklist for prosecutors provides key information on the federal Gun Control Act prohibiting those subject to a protection order (18 USC 922 (g)(8)) or those convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence (MCDV) (18 USC 922 (g)(9)) from possessing a firearm or ammunition.