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Product Type Title (and Summary) Date Product Number
Publication Improving Criminal History Records for Background Checks, 2005 Describes the achievements of the National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP), its authorizing legislation, and program history.
7/1/2006 NCJ 211485
Publication DNA Forensics: Expanding Uses and Information Sharing Examines the history and economics of DNA use and reviews privacy concerns regarding the release of an individual's genetic information.
4/1/2007 NCJ 217992
Publication Compendium of State Privacy and Security Legislation: 2002 Overview Overview of State legislation governing the privacy, security, maintenance, and dissemination of criminal history records.
Part of the Compendium of State Privacy and Security Legislation Series
11/1/2003 NCJ 200030
Publication Improving Criminal History Records for Background Checks: National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP) A preliminary report to the Attorney General on the improved disposition coverage for background checks per directive of July 28, 2001.
5/1/2003
Publication Attorney General's Program for Improving the Nation's Criminal History Records: Bureau of Justice Statistics Implementation Status Report A 3-year Federal program begun in 1990 has funded and provided technical assistance to State efforts to improve the completeness and quality of criminal history records to help stop firearms sales to felons.
2/1/1992 NCJ 134722
Publication 1986 Directory of Automated Criminal Justice Information Systems This 1986 directory contains an indexed listing of over 1,000 automated criminal justice information systems used by police, courts, corrections, and other criminal justice agencies.
9/1/1986 NCJ 102260
Publication 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.
Part of the Survey of State Criminal History Information Systems Series
1/11/1995 NCJ 148951
Publication Improving Criminal History Records in Indian Country, 2004-2006 Describes the achievements of the Tribal Criminal History Records Improvement Program (T-CHRIP) which provides grants to federally recognized tribes to improve data sharing across tribal, state and national criminal records systems.
7/1/2007 NCJ 218913
Publication Compendium of State Privacy and Security Legislation: 1997 Overview - Tennessee This is a 1997 overview of Tennessee's law pertinent to the privacy and security of criminal justice information.
2/28/1994 NCJ 170077
Publication Estimating the Impact of AFIS (Automated Fingerprint Identification) in Kentucky Kentucky implemented an Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) in 1988. The system, operated by the State Police, is designed to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of criminal investigations by classifying, matching, storing, and retrieving fingerprints.
6/1/1990 NCJ 131569
Publication Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2010 - Statistical Tables Describes background checks for firearm transfers conducted in 2010. These statistical tables provide the estimated number of firearm applications and denials since the inception of the Brady Act in 1994 through 2010.
Part of the Background Checks for Firearm Transfers Series
2/12/2013 NCJ 238226
Publication BJS Program Application Kit: Fiscal Year 1991 This Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) Application Kit describes five programs for which BJS is soliciting applications for fiscal year 1991.
4/1/1991 NCJ 128413
Publication Privacy and Security of Criminal History Information - A Guide to Research and Statistical Use This book describes procedures for release of identifiable criminal history information for research and statistical purposes. The procedures are based on the requirements of the Department of Justice regulations governing privacy and security of such information.
6/15/1979 NCJ 69790
Publication Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems - Technology and Policy Issues This report explains Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems (AFIS) technology, the current status of AFIS implementation in the United States, the impact AFIS is having on law enforcement and other criminal justice system components, and policy and legal issues related to the implementation and operation of this new technology.
4/1/1987 NCJ 104342
Publication National Criminal History Improvement Program: Program Announcement The Bureau of Justice Statistics is publishing this notice to announce the initiation of the National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP) in fiscal year 1995.
11/1/1994 NCJ 151173
Publication Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2012 - Statistical Tables Describes background checks for firearm transfers conducted in 2012. These statistical tables provide the estimated number of firearm applications and denials since the inception of the Brady Act in 1994 through 2012.
Part of the Background Checks for Firearm Transfers Series
12/9/2014 NCJ 247815
Press Release National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP) Awards "Department of Justice awards $26 million to enhance State criminal justice records "
9/26/2005
Press Release National Criminal History Improvement Program "Department of Justice awards over $36 million to improve criminal background check systems"
9/22/2002
Press Release National Criminal History Improvement Program Advanced State Award Program Grants "18 States will share over $3.7 million in Justice Department grants to develop advanced background check systems."
5/22/1996
Press Release National Criminal History Improvement Program, 2004 "Department of Justice announces $31 million to enhance state criminal justice records."
9/23/2004
Press Release National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP) "Department of Justice announces $40 million to enhance States' criminal justice records"
10/1/2001
Press Release National Criminal History Improvement Program 2001 "Justice Department makes $44 million available for states to improve criminal records systems"
4/20/2001
Press Release National Criminal History Improvement Program Grants "Justice Department awards over $42 million to improve criminal history records"
8/20/1999
Press Release National Criminal History Improvement Program "Justice Department announces 18 more grants for improvement of criminal history records."
9/11/1995
Press Release National Criminal History Improvement Program "Justice Department makes first awards under $88 million to improve state criminal history record systems"
7/12/1995
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