Pa. State Police Announce Firearms Purchase Denials
July 23, 2020
The Pennsylvania State Police on July 7 announced the number of firearms purchase denials, subsequent investigations, and arrests resulting from such investigations for the second quarter of 2020.
The Pennsylvania Instant Check System (PICS) is used by county sheriffs, chiefs of police of cities of the first class, and licensed firearms dealers in Pennsylvania to determine an individual's legal ability to acquire a license to carry firearms or obtain a firearm through a purchase or transfer.
When an individual provides false information on a state and/or federal form, an investigation is in...