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NCJRS Celebrates National Library Week April 12-18

National Library Week

Started in 1958, National Library Week is a nationwide observance celebrated by all types of libraries - including the NCJRS Virtual Library. NCJRS invites you to explore the breadth and scope of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection and services. With more than 220,000 collection documents and 60,000 online resources, including all known Office of Justice Programs works, it is one of the world’s largest criminal justice special collections.

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NCJ Number: NCJ 234215    
Title: Regional Information Sharing Systems Program: A Proven Resource for Law Enforcement
  Document URL: PDF 
Corporate Author: Institute for Intergovernmental Research
United States of America
Date Published: 02/2011
Page Count: 2
  Annotation: This brochure describes the Regional Information Sharing Systems program.
Abstract: This brochure from the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance presents information on the Regional Information Sharing Systems (RISS) program. RISS is a nationwide information sharing program that supports local, State, Federal, and tribal law enforcement agencies across the Nation in their efforts to combat illegal drug trafficking, organized criminal activity, criminal gangs, violent crime, human trafficking, identity theft, terrorist activity, and other criminal activity and to promote officer safety. The program consists of six regional centers and a technology center. Information in this brochure includes a description of RISS investigative services that include information sharing, analytical support, training and conferences, confidential funds, and equipment loans. Additional information is provided on RISS initiatives and programs, that include RISSIntel databases, RISSafe, RISSGang database, and RISSNET. Contact information is provided on the six RISS regional centers.
Main Term(s): Regional information sharing systems
Index Term(s): Automated police information systems ; Police information systems ; Information Systems and Technology ; Information processing ; Information dissemination ; Information collection ; Regional Justice Information Service ; Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Assistance
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Grant Number: 2009-RS-CX-K002
Sale Source: Institute for Intergovernmental Research
P.O. Box 12729
Tallahassee, FL 32317
United States of America
Type: Reference Material
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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