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Number of Guns and Ammunition

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Forfeiture Type FY18 FY19 FY20 FY21 FY22
Administrative 23,228 21,214 20,785 19,235 23,811
Judicial-Civil 777 698 396 1,055 400
Judicial-Criminal 7,802 7,209 8,638 8,409 10,813

Most firearms and ammunition are forfeited through the administrative forfeiture process. Over the past five years, the number of guns and ammunition forfeited administratively has remained consistent, as have the number of assets forfeited judicially through either a civil judicial proceeding or criminal prosecution.

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Updated October 6, 2023