Federal Letter of Intent to Prosecute (FLIP) Letter Template

Federal Letter of Intent to Prosecute (FLIP) Letter Template
Federal Letter of Intent to Prosecute Letter Template

This template is a resource for United States Attorneys to document federal intent to prosecute a defendant currently pending in a local/state case related to possession of a firearm by a prohibited person. This letter from the United States Attorney and/or Assistant United States Attorney should be shared with the local prosecutor (state or county) that is handling the case. This letter in notifies the prosecutor and defendant that the United States will proceed with federal prosecution of the defendant if the pending case is not resolved in a manner satisfactory to the prosecutor’s office.