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BJS FY 15 National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP)

Opportunity ID
BJS-2015-4085
Solicitation Status
Closed
Fiscal Year
2015
Closing Date
Posting Date
Description
The goal of the NCHIP grant program is to improve the nation’s safety and security by enhancing the quality, completeness, and accessibility of criminal history record information and by ensuring the nationwide implementation of criminal justice and noncriminal justice background check systems. Achieving this goal is contingent on accomplishing four objectives: • providing direct financial and technical assistance to states and tribes to improve their criminal records systems and other related systems in an effort to support background checks; • ensuring the infrastructure is developed to connect criminal history records systems to the state record repository or appropriate federal agency record system and ensuring records are accessible through the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) records systems; • providing the training and technical assistance needed to ensure that records systems are developed and managed to conform to FBI standards and appropriate technologies, while ensuring that contributing agencies adhere to the highest standards of practice with respect to privacy and confidentiality; and • using systematic evaluation and standardized performance measurement and statistics to assess progress made in improving national records holdings and background check systems.

Awards

Number of Awards: 38
Total Amount Awarded: $34,228,307

Arizona FY 2015 NCHIP

2015-RU-BX-K003
Past Project Period End Date
Funding First Awarded
2019
$1,172,971
Date Created: January 29, 2015