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NCJ Number: 161135 Find in a Library
Title: National Criminal History Improvement Program: Fiscal Year 1996 Program Announcement
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 1996
Page Count: 35
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Washington, DC 20531
National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Rockville, MD 20849
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Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
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United States of America

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Document: PDF
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This document presents background information, guidelines, and application forms for Federal grants under the National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP) of the Department of Justice for fiscal year 1996.
Abstract: The program focuses on the establishment, maintenance, and use of criminal history records and criminal record systems. The 1995 NCHIP program covered criminal history records improvements. The 1996 program includes criminal history records improvements and expands to include serious misdemeanors against children, the elderly, and the disabled and improving access to domestic assault protection orders. The 1996 program also permits funds to be used to assist States in proving rapid, inexpensive, reliable background checks on individuals who wish to work with sensitive populations. Only one application will be accepted from each State. The application may be for up to 12 months. Appended application requirements, administrative requirements, and application form
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Computerized criminal histories; Criminal justice information systems; Federal programs; Grants or contracts; Records management
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