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Improvements to Statewide Criminal History Record Information System

Award Information

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2006, $315,656)

The goal of the National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP) is to improve the Nation's safety and security by enhancing the quality, completeness, and accessibility of criminal history record information and by insuring the nationwide implementation of criminal justice and non-criminal justice background check systems. BJS provides direct financial and technical assistance to the States to improve criminal history and other related records and to build their infrastructure to connect to national record check systems both to supply information and to conduct the requisite checks.

Under this award, the Hawaii Department of the Attorney General will: (1) establish interfaces between the courts and the judicial information system, Hawaii's Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) and the Honolulu Prosecuting Attorneys' Offices, the Department of Public Safety, and the State's correctional facilities; (2) monitor and improve the transfer of data to the FBI's Interstate Identification Index (IIII); (3) research missing dispositions; (4) perform an audit of the State's criminal history programs; and (5) conduct an audit of Hawaii's protection order and sex offender databases and validate information in an effort to achieve participation in the NCIC Protection Order File.


Date Created: September 6, 2006