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Results: 106 Items
March 19, 2019
The 2018 Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report, released February 26, shows declines in both violent crime and property crime in the first half of 2018.
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.