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Think Twice

Is a gun worth 5-15 YEARS of your life?

Think Twice about what you are LOSING before possessing and/or pulling the trigger.

As a "Mandatory" condition of supervision, the Court shall provide, as an explicit condition of a sentence of probation/supervised release for a felony, misdemeanor, or an infraction, the defendant NOT commit another federal, state, or local crime during their release. The Court may provide further conditions of probation/supervised release to include: refrain from possessing a firearm, destructive device, or other dangerous weapons.

Use or Carrying a Firearm During and in Relation to any Crime of Violence or Drug Trafficking offense may be sentenced as follows:
During violent or drug crime?
Imprisonment not less than 5 YEARS

18 U.S.C. §924(c)(1)(A)(i)

During violent or drug crime?
Imprisonment not less than 7 YEARS

18 U.S.C. §924(c)(1)(A)(ii)

During violent or drug crime?
Imprisonment not less than 10 YEARS

18 U.S.C. §924(c)(1)(A)(iii)

A person who violates section 922(g) of Title 18 and has three previous convictions by any court referred to in section 922(g)(1) of Title 18 for a violent felony or a serious drug offense, or both, committed on occasions different from one another, such person shall be imprisoned for not less than 15 YEARS.

18 U.S.C. §924(e)(1)






Think Twice Online Program.

Please click on the image below for an interactive experience of learning more about the dangers of firearms possession and use.

This online program is used as part of community outreach.

If interested in learning more about our “Think Twice” program, please contact the U.S. Probation & Pretrial Services Office via email at




Learn more about how you and others can assist law enforcement with reducing the number of illegal firearm possession in our communities. Please visit the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives anonymous tips line for more information.