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Justice Department Awards Over $42 Million to Improve Criminal History Records

Funds Enhance Identification of Ineligible Gun Purchasers and Sex Offenders

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20—The Justice Department today is awarding more than $42 million to 55 states and territories to continue automating and improving the quality of criminal history records, which can help law enforcement with background checks for guns and other purposes. The awards mark...