The ATF database we tested contained 22,476 weapons and 7,505 laptop computers assigned to all ATF offices and officials located around the country and abroad. We selected 16 offices: (1) the Materiel Management Operations Center at Landover Maryland, (2) the ATF Academy at Glynco, Georgia, (3) Martinsburg, West Virginia, (4) Atlanta, Georgia, (5) Kansas City, Kansas, (6) Las Vegas, Nevada, (7) Little Rock, Arkansas, (8) Los Angeles, California, (9) Riverside, California, (10) San Francisco, California, (11) New Orleans, Louisiana, (12) Shreveport, Louisiana, (13) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, (14) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, (15) St. Louis, Missouri, and (16) Washington, D.C.
16 Offices Reviewed
July 30, 2007, through April 16, 2008
|Source: OIG analysis of ATF data|
The red dots represent the cities where we performed testing.
During the preliminary testing phase (Phase I), we conducted a 100-percent review of inventory at the Atlanta and Washington Field Divisions. We tested a total of 853 weapons and 472 laptop computers as shown in the table below.
Weapons and Laptop Computers Tested
|Number Tested||Number Tested|
During the additional testing phase (Phase II), to provide effective coverage and efficient testing of the items, we selected a statistical sample design, as shown in the following table. We tested a total sample of 935 weapons and 560 laptop computers.
Sample of Weapons and Laptop Computers Tested