BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, FIREARMS AND EXPLOSIVES

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives organization chartd

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) was established as a separate component within the Department of Justice pursuant to Title XI of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, Public Law 107-296, on January 17, 2003.

The mission of ATF is to protect communities from violent criminals, criminal organizations, the illegal use and trafficking of firearms, the illegal use and storage of explosives, acts of arson and bombings, acts of terrorism, and the illegal diversion of alcohol and tobacco products.

The major functions of ATF are to:

ATF Field Offices

ATF Field Officesd
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