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Survey of State Criminal History Information Systems, 1997

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Date Published
April 1999

Describes the status of State criminal history records systems at yearend 1997. The data presented in this report are used as the basis for estimating the percentage of total State records that are immediately available through the FBI's Interstate Identification Index (III) and the percentage that include dispositions. Other data presented include the number of records maintained by each State, the percentage of automated records in the system, and the number of States participating in the FBI's Interstate Identification Index. This report, prepared by SEARCH, the National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics, is an update of Survey of State Criminal History Information Systems, 1995, released in May 1997, and is the fifth in the series that began with 1989 data.

Date Published: April 1, 1999