Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2023, $2,182,771)
The Connecticut Office of Policy and Management requests funds on behalf of the Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection (DESPP) and the Connecticut Judicial Branch for the following projects. 1) Sustain Repository Switch Support and ABIS/CCH Support Efforts. DESPP requests funds to continue the support of the ABIS and CCH technology changes implemented in July of 2021, to support the implementation and design of Clean Slate efforts legislatively enacted in 2021, to add to the effort to contribute legacy palm print records to the FBI NGI system, to continue the analysis, assessment, and planning related to the ongoing sustainability of its internally developed message switch known as the Connecticut On-Line Law Enforcement Communications Teleprocessing (COLLECT), to provide ongoing support of CCH Data Quality Metrics program, and to continue supporting Connecticut’s participation in the National Crime Prevention and Privacy Compact and SEARCH meetings. 2) Court-Based Electronic Documents Management System. The Connecticut Judicial Branch requests funds to begin a significant modernization effort for the state’s protection order system, while maintaining and improving the accuracy, integrity, and timeliness of court records that are available to other criminal justice information systems. The Judicial Branch is proposing to carry out three major activities; Risk Protection Orders, Law Enforcement and NCIC Entry Programs, Protection Order Systems Modernization, Phase 1, Design Specifications; and National Instant Background Check System, Criminal Court and Mental Health Record Improvements.