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GUN LICENSE STATUS

Data Element: GUN LICENSE STATUS
Definition: A code indicating whether a gun was legally possessed by a person.
Standard of Verification: Not Applicable
Data Type: AN
Field Size: 1
Field Format: 1AN
Originating Teams: Law Enforcement
User Teams: Courts and Law Enforcement
Tables / Codes: N - Unlicensed Person, Licensable Gun
Y - Licensed Person, Licensable Gun
I - Unlicensable Gun
L - License not required
X - Recovered Gun, No Arrest
U - Unknown
Comments: None
Page Info: DATE STANDARD ESTABLISHED: 09/97