Patent Number: 8,818,829

Title: Method and system for reporting and relating firearm discharge data to a crime reporting database

Abstract: A method for utilizing firearm discharge data in a crime reporting and tracking database, includes: recording one or more discharges of a firearm; transmitting information from the discharging firearm to a crime reporting and tracking database; utilizing the transmitted information to establish relationships between the discharged firearm, committed crimes, and missing persons within the crime reporting and tracking database; and wherein the recording and transmitting is carried out by devices within the firearm.

Inventors: Delia; Wayne M. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Kelley; Edward E. (Wappingers Falls, NY)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06Q 10/00 (20120101); F41C 27/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018