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  • How can I obtain a copy of my criminal record?
    To obtain a copy of your Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) criminal record, please follow the Pr... Read More
    Last Updated: December 30, 2016

  • Can I work in law enforcement if I have a criminal record?
    To determine the impact your criminal record may have on your ability to get a job in criminal justi... Read More
    Last Updated: December 30, 2016

  • Is there a national database for people that have been served an order of protection?
    While there is a national database that captures every issued order of protection, it is only availa... Read More
    Last Updated: August 9, 2017

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  • Pathways to Desistance: A Comprehensive Analysis of Juvenile to Adult Criminal Careers, BJS-Sponsored, May 2017, NCJ 251545. (30 pages).
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  • Survey of State Criminal History Information Systems, 2016: A Criminal Justice Information Policy Report, BJS-Sponsored, February 2018, NCJ 251516. (132 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract     Find in a Library

  • The Interaction and Impacts of State DNA Database Laws, Final Summary Overview, NIJ-Sponsored, February 2017, NCJ 251035. (19 pages).
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  • Tribal Crime Data Collection Activities, 2017, BJS, July 2017, NCJ 250784. (7 pages).
    Agency Abstract   PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • State Progress in Record Reporting for Firearm-Related Background Checks: Unlawful Drug Users, BJS-Sponsored, July 2017, NCJ 250782. (13 pages).
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  • Post-Conviction Advocacy for Survivors of Human Trafficking: A Guide for Attorneys, OVC-Sponsored, 2016, NCJ 250874. (54 pages).
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