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Survey of State Criminal History Information Systems, 2016 is Now Available.
Bureau of Justice Statistics

This report provides results from a survey conducted of the administrators of the state criminal history record repositories—the 14th survey since 1989. It covers the status of—

  • state criminal history files
  • biometric and image data
  • protection order information
  • warrants and wanted persons
  • accessibility of records and services through state repositories
  • technology refreshment
  • noncriminal justice background checks.

This report was prepared by SEARCH, The National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics, for the Bureau of Justice Statistics and supported by Cooperative Agreement No. 2015-RU-BX-K001. Findings, opinions, or points of view in this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of BJS or the U.S. Department of Justice.

 

 

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