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Data Collection: Survey of State Criminal History Information Systems
Frequency: 1989, 1992, 1993,1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, and 2003

Collects data used as the basis for estimating the percentage of total state records that are immediately available through the FBI's Interstate Identification Index (III) and the percentage that include dispositions. Other data collected include the number of records maintained by each state, the percentage of automated records in the system, and the number of states participating in the FBI's III.

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Publications & Products

The following publications and products were generated by BJS using data from this collection.

Survey of Criminal History Information Systems, 1993, with Supplementary Information on Presale Firearms Checks, 1994 This report updates the data presented in the BJS report, "Survey of Criminal History Information Systems, 1992" (NCJ 143500), released in 1993, which described the status of State criminal record systems as of 1992.
  Press Release | PDF (291K)
Part of the Survey of State Criminal History Information Systems Series

Tracking Offenders, 1988 Fourteen States participate in the Offender-Based Transaction Statistics (OBTS) program of the Bureau of Justice Statistics. The data provided to OBTS permits a comprehensive examination of the outcomes of felony arrest, prosecution, and conviction.
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  • Criminal Justice Data Improvement Program
  • Criminal Justice Data Improvement Program | National Criminal History Improvement Program | Special projects/collections
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