Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2023, $713,170)
Under this award, the Texas Office of Court Administration requests funds to implement improvements to adult CJIS and NICS reporting in Texas. The purpose is to provide guidance and training for staff working in courts and clerks' offices across the state. Project activities include onsite and remote training; development of resource and reference materials; onsite auditing of case files; development of webinars; and creation of dedicated webpages. Expected outcomes include further developed and trained staff working with court cases; production of quick reference materials to provide direction and guidance; and improved disposition reporting into CJIS and NICS. We expect all court users to benefit from the project.