Get the latest news in the CJIS Link, a long-running newsletter for law enforcement that is now an online-only publication. The FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division operates programs and services for the law enforcement, national security, and intelligence communities 24/7. The CJIS Link provides information about:
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- Biometrics and Next Generation Identification (NGI)
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Results: 125 Items
October 30, 2019
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department won the 2018 Biometric Identification Award for its staff members’ diligent efforts using the FBI’s Next Generation Identification System to solve a 2016 sexual assault case.
October 15, 2019
The FBI and U.S. Postal Service are offering a pilot program that allows the public to have their fingerprints scanned and submitted for identity history summary checks at select post office locations.
September 3, 2019
Criminal justice investigators across the nation use the FBI’s National Data Exchange (N-DEx) System in their daily work to connect people, places, things, and events—often across jurisdictional boundaries—that may at first glance seem unrelated.
August 20, 2019
Recent National Data Exchange (N-DEx) System successes include identifying a suspect in a homicide case, identifying a felon involved in a fraud case, and locating three probationers who traveled outside jurisdictions into neighboring states.
August 7, 2019
The FBI’s Special Processing Center has assisted law enforcement agencies around the country in various cases, including by identifying victims of a bombing and a bus crash, the offender in a shooting incident, and two unknown deceased individuals.
July 9, 2019
On January 1, 2021, the FBI will retire the SRS and will collect crime statistics solely through NIBRS, which can help urban agencies foster accountability and transparency and plan for challenges like youth exposure to crime and business crime.
June 11, 2019
The Uniform Crime Reporting Program has transitioned from its legacy data collection system to a more modern reporting platform. This change may result in differences in UCR data from previous years. Program participants should use caution when analyzing data.
May 28, 2019
The National Data Exchange (N-DEx) System’s Information Exchange Package Documentation (IEPD) is available for public review and comments until July 9, 2019.