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Related Links: Criminal Justice Data Improvement Program

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
Information on firearms, including Brady Act

Conference proceedings
The National Conference on Privacy, Technology and Criminal Justice Information, sponsored by the Bureau of Justice Statistics and SEARCH, May 31-June 1, 2000.

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

Interstate Identification Index Name Check Efficacy: Report of the National Task Force to the U.S. Attorney General
A report published by SEARCH

Justice Research and Statistics Association
The Justice Research and Statistics Association (JRSA) is a national nonprofit organization of state Statistical Analysis Center (SAC) directors, researchers, and practitioners throughout government, academia, and justice organizations.

Justice Research and Statistics Association (JRSA)

National Criminal Justice Reference Service
The National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) is a federally funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide. BJS is one of the federal sponsors of NCJRS.

National Privacy and Crime Prevention Compact
Located at the Office of Legislative Affairs, U.S. Department of Justice -- a compact between the States (previously known as "III Compact") to facilitate interstate access to criminal records for noncriminal justice purposes.

OJP's Information Technology Initiatives - Justice Integration website

Report of the National Focus Group on Identity Theft Victimization and Criminal Record Repository Operations
Summarizes the focus group's discussions regarding the issue of criminal identity theft, and sets out its conclusions and recommendations, December 2005.

Report of the National Task Force on the Commercial Sale of Criminal Justice Record Information
First-ever comprehensive look at the role that commercial background screening companies play in the collection, maintenance, sale and dissemination of criminal history record information for employment screening and other important risk management purposes, December 2005.

Report of the National Task Force on the Criminal Record Backgrounding of America
Provides a comprehensive and analytic look at noncriminal justice background checks, providing some clarity on many of the pervasive questions associated with the process, May 2006.

Statistical Analysis Centers
Statistical Analysis Centers (SACs) are state agencies that collect, analyze, and disseminate justice data. They contribute to effective state policies through statistical services, research, evaluation, and policy analysis.

The National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics (SEARCH)

Tribal Justice and Safety in Indian Country
The goal of the Department of Justice's Tribal Justice and Safety in Indian Country Website is to provide a user-friendly, current, and comprehensive resource for American Indian and Alaska Native Tribal governments to further improve the safety of their communities.


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