Sales of handguns and other weapons are setting records in many states. Amid this surge, lawmakers and regulatory officials continue to juggle the needs of firearm owners, public safety professionals and the general public. 

Despite such differences, people across the political spectrum are united in the need to ensure that firearms are possessed only by people entitled to have them. To meet this need, regulatory officials need instant access to accurate data. They also need software that allows them to run background checks quickly, ensuring that sanctioned sales happen in a timely manner.

Implement a firearms licensing system to help your agency with:

Accurate Firearm Tracing:

Software that knows exactly who owned a firearm when can help police and investigators solve crimes quickly.

Real-Time Background and Gun Checks:

Keep your officers safe by giving them access to nearly instant results in the office or in the field.

Integrated Permitting:

Operate efficiently by issuing concealed-carry and other permits while licensing other professions for which your agency is responsible.

Ballistics Retention:

Record and track information for all weapons surrendered in your state.

Convenient Retailer Portal:

Meet the needs of retailers and purchasers with an easy-to-use portal that collects information and runs background checks in minutes.

Learn more 

Learn more about GL Solutions’ Firearms Licensing System.

Editor’s note: Article updated in June 2023.

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