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|Data Element:||GUN CALIBER|
|Definition:||The size of the cartridge a gun is designated to fire.|
|Standard of Verification:||Not Applicable|
|Originating Teams:||Law Enforcement|
|User Teams:||Corrections, Courts and Law Enforcement|
|Tables / Codes:||None|
|Comments:||The caliber is most often expressed in decimals of an inch or millimeters.
The Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Gun Tracing System transmits 6 characters for Gun Caliber. Currently, NCIC and NYSPIN support 4 characters. Therefore, Gun Calibers greater than 4 characters will be truncated when transmitting in those systems.
|Page Info:||DATE STANDARD ESTABLISHED: 9/95
DATE REVISED: 9/97