Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2012, $75,900)
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 Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security will transfer funds to the Delaware State Police, State Bureau of Identification to upgrade its case management system. Contractual costs will cover fees associated with the programming and development of computer application services. The upgrade will help with the accurate and timely reporting of criminal history information to local law enforcement and other partner agencies. CA/NCF