P1 talked to an ATF spokesperson, who provided the following information:
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has extended its ongoing commitment to the law enforcement community by providing approved agencies with a paperless firearm trace submission system that is readily accessible through the internet. More infomation on e-trace (pdf)
Local agencies are encouraged to contact their field divison PIO.
Find regional contact info here.
To find the firearms trace data (firearms recoveries) in your state click here.