Where is ATF Corporate office Headquarters
ATF Headquarters Address and Contact
ATF Headquarters Location & Directions
ATF Headquarters Executive Team
Thomas E. Brandon
Associate Deputy Director/Chief Operating Officer
About ATF, History and Headquarters Information
Based in Washington, D.C., ATF was officially incorporated in 1972. It started working as an independent bureau within the Treasury Department. After which, the responsibilities of the ATF division of the IRS were shifted to the new Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms. A few years later, the law transferred ATF from the Department of the Treasury to the Department of Justice after making the Department of Homeland Security; and the agency was renamed to Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives.
ATF is a law enforcement organization in the United State Department of Justice. It has numerous responsibilities and duties and it takes care of all communities and works to save them from the illegal use and storage of explosives, dangerous criminals, acts of terrorism, and the illegal diversion of alcohol, the illegal use and trafficking of firearms, acts of arson and bombings, criminal organizations, and tobacco products. ATF is made up of numerous different groups having their own respective responsibilities and duties which are commanded to them via a director. Thomas E. Brandon, Acting Director and Ronald B. Turk, Acting Deputy Director are the leaders of this agency. Currently, ATF has 5,101 employees.