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Title: Survey of State Criminal History Information Systems, 2016: A Criminal Justice Information Policy Report
Author(s): Becki R. Goggins; Dennis A. DeBacco
Corporate Author: SEARCH - National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics
United States of America
Date Published: February 2018
Page Count: 132
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Washington, DC 20531
SEARCH - National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics
Sacramento, CA 95831
Grant Number: 2015-RU-BX-K001
Document: PDF
Type: Survey
Format: Document; Document (Online)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents the results of a Bureau of Justice Statistics funded survey conducted of administrators of State criminal history record repositories.
Abstract: This report is based upon the results from a survey conducted of the administrators of the state criminal history record repositories in March–June 2017. SEARCH surveyed 56 jurisdictions, including the 50 states, the District of Columbia, American Samoa, the Territory of Guam, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Northern Mariana Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. All 50 states, Guam, and Puerto Rico submitted survey responses. In addition, the Federal Bureau of Investigation was the source for some of the information relating to criminal history. This report presents a snapshot as of December 31, 2016. Although this is the fourteenth survey since 1989, trend comparisons may not accurately reflect the status of each state’s criminal history records due to shifts in fiscal priorities or the advancement, expansion or adoption of technology.
Main Term(s): Criminal History Records; Information Systems and Technology
Index Term(s): BJS final report; Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS); Computerized criminal histories; Criminal histories; Criminal history exchanges; Criminal justice information systems
Note: Findings, opinions, or points of view expressed in this report are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect official findings, positions or policies of the Bureau of Justice Statistics or the U.S. Department of Justice.
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