FBI v GCIC

Discussion in 'General GWL Questions' started by Rammstein, Apr 24, 2007.

  1. Rammstein

    Rammstein New Member

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    Is a report from the FBI more thorough than one from GCIC?
     
  2. S&W 40

    S&W 40 Active Member

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    Doing a quick google and the GCIC is the georgia and the NCIC is the FBI, each check at a different level state v fed.
     

  3. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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    Although NICS is administered through the FBI, too, and it contains more than either of the two mentioned.
     
  4. Rammstein

    Rammstein New Member

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    What I am getting at is...when a background check is done for the GFL is it advantageous to have the FBI do the background check when a NICS check done locally would bring back the same information?

    edit: so a NICS check is better than the FBI background check or the other way around?
     
  5. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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    No, it is not "advantageous." It is absolutely redundant. A waste of time and energy.

    It is also not required for the license exemption from NICS at point of purchase.

    As for whether a NICS check is "better," it depends on how you look at it. The NICS database contains more information than does NCIC. Is that what you mean?
     
  6. mzmtg

    mzmtg Active Member

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    From what I understand, the NICS check is more thorough than an FBI print check, which is more thorough than a GCIC print check.

    I'm sure someone can correct me if this is wrong.
     
  7. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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    Or confirm you if you are correct.
     
  8. Rammstein

    Rammstein New Member

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    K. does anyone know where I can find info about what specific information each system has?
     
  9. Rammstein

    Rammstein New Member

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    btw, MP, did you get my email?
     
  10. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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    I do now. I did not have it open.
     
  11. Rammstein

    Rammstein New Member

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