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NCHIP-Protection Orders and Warrants

Award Information

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2006, $300,000)

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.

With this NCHIP award, Puerto Rico's Criminal Justice Information Systems (PR CJIS) Office will create an automated protection order file and a warrants file that will interface with the territory's Computerized Criminal History (CCH) repository and background check system, and transmit qualifying records to the FBI's National Crime Information Center.


Date Created: September 6, 2006