Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc.
Dick's Sporting Goods #188Warning letter
This gun dealer was cited for 2 violations. The inspection resulted in a warning letter.
A warning letter is the least severe action the ATF can take against a licensee with compliance issues. The letter advises the licensee to comply with regulations.
|Type||Dealer in firearms|
|Expiry||Aug 1, 2023|
Compliance inspections are conducted by one or more ATF officers. After the lead investigator submits a recommendation, one or more ATF supervisors will review the inspection and either concur with or adjust the recommendation.
This page contains information about a single inspection conducted between 2015 and 2017. The ATF may have inspected this licensee before and/or after the inspection detailed here.
Officers spent a total of 74 hours conducting this inspection. 63 days passed between the assignment and the final review. The licensee received a final outcome of warning letter.
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Please conduct a full compliance DE Inspection. As part of this inspection, please search for a denied ATF Form 4473 for redacted attempted to purchase a firearm from the licensee in February 2015 but was denied. PSP Detective redacted is conducting a criminal investigation concerning redacted and is in need of the denial paperwork (both State and Federal forms). Dick's Sporting Goods is stating that they cannot locate informs. If this is the case, please issue the proper citation to Dick's (if applicable). Also as part of this inspection, please conduct the following activities: -- Obtain a business profile -- Explore ownership and control -- Conduct a full physical inventory of the firearms on hand -- Conduct a comprehensive review of ATF Form 4473s for the inspection period with a focus on potential suspicious purchasers -- Ensure all Multiple Handgun Sales were completed and submitted properly -- Conduct a Federal Firearms Regulations Review with a RP
Ul# 766060-2016-0361-B1B FFL # 8-25-01807 Licensee: Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc. dba Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. #188 Dates of Inspection: 05/10/2016-05/12/2016 Scope of Inspection: Full Compliance DE (Type 01 FFL) Time Frame of Inspection: 05/01/2015-05/10/2016 Recommendation: Violations; ROV ; WL Only; NO recall SIOI: redacted A/S Comments: From 05/10/2016-05/12/2016, SIOI redacted conducted a DE Compliance Inspection at the licensed premises of Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. dba Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. #188 Present for the inspection were Charles Miller, District Loss Prevention Manager/ RP and Colin Titus, Store Manager/RP. The inspection was prompted by a phone call from PSP to Pittsburgh III IO advising that the licensee was unable to locate a denied ATF Form 4473 for redacted dated 02/11/2015. PSP advised that they were investigating redacted, a proh bited individual, for attempting to unlawfully obtain firearms from area FFLs and were in need of a copy of the denied form for their investigation; however, the licensee was unable to locate said form. PSP requested Pittsburgh III IO to investigate the licensee's failure to retain the form. Since the last Compliance Inspection conducted at the premises occurred in 2011, A/S redacted issued a DE Compliance Inspection. During this inspection, SIOI redacted conducted the following activities: -- Obtained a business profile. The licensee is part of a chain of retail stores that sells a wide range of sporting goods to include firearms, ammunition and accessories. During the inspection period, the licensee acquired 900 firearms and disposed of 900 firearms. -- Explored ownership and control. SIOI redacted confirmed that there has been NO changes in ownership and control. However, he did notify RP Miller that the RP information on file for this particular store location is outdated. RP Miller agreed to review this information with the corporate office. -- Conducted a full physical inventory of the firearms on hand (494) in conjunction with an A&D Records Review with NO discrepancies identified -- Conducted a review of all ATF Form 4473s for the inspection period (856) with NO deficient forms identified. However, even though the transaction for redacted occurred outside the inspection period (2/11/2015), SIOI did cite the licensee for the following violations: 27 CFR 478.129(b) - redacted Instance: Licensee failed to retain the ATF Form 4473 for a proposed firearm transaction that was not completed for not less than 5 years redacted). -- Determined that the licensee failed to report redacted multiple handgun sale involving redacted handguns. The following violation was cited: 27 CFR 478.126a - redacted Instance: Licensee failed to report the multiple sale or other disposition of pistols or revolvers to a non-licensee in redacted instance (redacted). -- Identified redacted suspicious purchasers and made the proper Referrals of Information to ATF Pittsburgh Criminal Enforcement Group I -- Determined that the licensee is not the subject of significant trace activity redacteds in the last 12 months) -- Completed a Federal Firearms Regulations Review with RPs Miller and Titus. At the conclusion of the review, SIOI redacted, RP Miller, and RP Titus signed and dated the Acknowledgement of Federal Firearms Regulations. -- Issued a ROV citing the following two (2) violations: 1.) 27 CFR 478.129(b) - redacted Instance: Licensee failed to retain the ATF Form 4473 for a proposed firearm transaction that was not completed for not less than 5 years (redacted). 2.) 27 CFR 478.126a - redacted Instance: Licensee failed to report the multiple sale or other disposition of pistols or revolvers to a non-licensee in one instance (redacted). A/S Recommendation: Violations; ROV, WL Only; NO Recall . Per the Adverse Action Policy, due to the redacted unreported multiple handgun sale, a Warning Letter is warranted. However, a Recall Inspection is NOT warranted for the following reasons: 1.) NO adverse compliance history. The licensee has been subject of redacted previous Compliance Inspections with NO violations noted or cited. 2.) NO missing/unaccounted for firearms 3.) redacted trace activity redacted traces in the last 12 months) 4.) Strict Internal Controls in place for both inventory and ATF Forms 4473 ** A WL will be issued via Certified Mail on 06/13/2016.
If an inspection uncovers regulatory violations, the licensee receives a report outlining these violations. This section lists the violations found in the inspection, as well as a general description of each offense. More details on the nature of the licensee's specific violations may be found in the report PDF.
This licensee was cited for 2 violations.
Source: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. About the data »