Link - User Tips Link - Search Link - Site Index Link - Core Values Link - Privacy and Security Notice

Violent criminal background investigation order full report here
Search State Sex Offender Database
Megan's Laws Citizen's Guide and FAQ
Doing Business with - Arctic Originals, Inc.
User tips
Terms of Use - Read before using this website


Under the National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP), Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) will provide one grant to all 50 states to enhance the quality, accuracy and accessibility of the nation's criminal history record system.  National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP) is an umbrella program designed to assist States in meeting evolving Federal and State requirements concerning criminal history and related records such as protective orders and sexual offender registry records.

What's New?

Funds Available Through BJS and U.S. Justice Department for FY 2017 NCHIP Grants for Graduate Research Fellowship Program for Criminal Justice Statistics: Direct awards and technical assistance will help states improve the quality, completeness and accessibility of criminal history records.

NCHIP FY 2001 Program Announcement

Areas of NCHIP Technical Assistance

Technical assistance is provided for the following: 

Improving disposition reporting rates, particularly court dispositions and arrests;

Implementing procedures that enable a state to serve as a Point of Contact between firearms dealers and the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS);

Developing and implementing flagging procedures to help identify felony records, convictions for crimes involving children, etc., for purposes of firearm presale and pre-employment checks.

Implementing automated fingerprint identification systems (AFIS) and livescan technologies to support NICS;

Reviewing legal and policy issues in the event that some state statutes, regulations or policies may have to be reconciled to the federal requirements;

Participating in the Interstate Identification Index (III); and

Implementing the model electronic, interstate rap sheet.

Other NCHIP Project Highlights

Victim Service Providers:  Collecting information directly from service providers can help to fill important information gaps in our understanding of victimization, namely the range of services available for and provided to different types of crime victims. read more about this two phase survey here

© Copyright 1998 - & - All Rights Reserved. Chase Enterprises, LLC ©
Terms of use/Disclaimer regarding material contained and presented on this site.  Child Awareness Division