FBI to ‘review’ Internet Firearms Database

FBI Director James Comey announced Monday that the bureau will review its database of firearms ownership, which is used by the FBI to help investigate domestic and international gun violence.

The review, to be conducted by a team led by former federal prosecutor John Carlin, will look at the database and its use, Comey said in a statement.

The FBI began collecting firearms from a database in 2002.

The database includes information about firearms that the FBI obtained through a court order.

“The FBI has never had a database that includes the types of information in the Internet Firearms database that we have,” Comey said.

The bureau plans to review the database annually and report back to Congress.

The Internet Firearms is one of two databases the bureau maintains for firearms, along with the National Instant Criminal Background Check System.

The other database is called the National Criminal Information Center, or NCIC.

The NCIC records guns owned by licensed dealers and private citizens, and the FBI is responsible for making sure those records are accurate and up to date.

The online database is currently operated by a private company called the California Department of Justice, which sells the information to the FBI.

In the past, the FBI has used NCIC data to investigate and prosecute felons and fugitives.

A federal judge last year ordered the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security to scrap its use of the NCIC database because of the potential for inaccurate records.

The National Firearms Act requires the FBI, through the bureau’s division of criminal justice, to keep records that are accurate, complete, and up-to-date.