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Results: 103 Items
December 11, 2018
The official launch of the National Use-of-Force Data Collection, which offers a comprehensive view of use-of-force incidents, will take place on January 1, 2019.
November 30, 2018
For two decades, the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) has been ascertaining a person’s eligibility under law to receive or possess a firearm.
October 23, 2018
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer in Virginia used the FBI’s N-DEx System to help identify an unknown kidnapping suspect who became part of a larger human trafficking investigation.
August 14, 2018
The CJIS Division’s Special Processing Center (SPC) identified an unknown deceased subject in Ohio after submitting fingerprints to the Department of Homeland Security's IDENT System.
August 1, 2018
The FBI’s National Data Exchange (N-DEx) System helped an investigator in West Virginia identify a previously unknown suspect who participated in the violent attack of a woman in a grocery store parking lot.
July 17, 2018
The CJIS Division’s Special Processing Center used fingerprints to identify the remains of a male victim found in New York City, bringing closure to a cold case that had been open since 1995.
July 5, 2018
The FBI’s National Data Exchange (N-DEx) System has helped the California Polytechnic State University Police Department save hundreds of hours and enhance its casework.
June 5, 2018
Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted, 2017 will be released in three sections. The first segment, which contains statistics for law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty in 2017, was recently released.
May 22, 2018
A National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) liaison specialist working the NICS E-Check transfer process was instrumental in preventing a prohibited person from obtaining three firearms.