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NICS Background Checks: Second Highest September

3:42 PM 10/14/2014

The September 2014 NSSF-adjusted National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) figure of 1,024,272 is the second highest September on record for the 16-year-old system, even with a decrease of 1.0 percent compared to the September 2013 NSSF-adjusted NICS figure of 1,034,701. For comparison, the unadjusted September 2014 NICS figure of 1,447,485 reflects a 4.0 percent increase from the unadjusted NICS figure of 1,392,423 in September 2013.