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NCJRS Celebrates National Library Week April 12-18

National Library Week

Started in 1958, National Library Week is a nationwide observance celebrated by all types of libraries - including the NCJRS Virtual Library. NCJRS invites you to explore the breadth and scope of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection and services. With more than 220,000 collection documents and 60,000 online resources, including all known Office of Justice Programs works, it is one of the world’s largest criminal justice special collections.

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NCJ Number: NCJ 218913     Find in a Library
Title: Improving Criminal History Records in Indian Country, 2004-2006
  Document URL: Text PDF 
  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
Author(s): Steven W. Perry
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 07/2007
Page Count: 4
  Series: BJS Special Reports
  Annotation: Describes the achievements of the Tribal Criminal History Records Improvement Program (T-CHRIP) which provides grants to federally recognized tribes to improve data sharing across tribal, state and national criminal records systems.
Abstract: This report summarizes the history, goals and objectives of Tribal Criminal History Records Improvement Program (T-CHRIP) and discusses allowable activities supported by the program. The report details T-CHRIP-funded projects aimed at improving public safety in Indian Country by enhancing the quality, completeness, and accessibility of criminal history records and by facilitating the implementation of background check systems for criminal justice and noncriminal justice purposes. The report also includes an overview of the Office of Justice Programs’ Indian Country Justice and Safety Website and the Tribal Violence Prevention Technology Assistance Program. For additional information on Indian Country see Jails in Indian Country.
Main Term(s): Computerized criminal histories
Index Term(s): Indian justice ; Reservation crimes ; Tribal history ; Criminal histories ; Information Systems and Technology ; Information processing ; American Indians ; Information collection
Sale Source: Justice Statistics Clearinghouse/NCJRS
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Country: United States of America
Language: English
   
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https://www.ncjrs.gov/App/Publications/abstract.aspx?ID=240657

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