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National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP)

Purpose
The National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP) continues the U.S. Department of Justice’s efforts to build an accurate and useful national system of criminal records. Availability of complete computerized criminal records is vital for criminal investigations, prosecutorial charging, sentencing decisions, correctional supervision and release, and background checks for licensing and purchasing of handguns and applying for child-care positions or other responsibilities involving children, the elderly, and the disabled.

Eligible Applicants

NCHIP funds are provided to the Kansas Bureau of Investigation

Funding Sources

U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance.

Grant Award Recipient

Kansas Bureau of Investigation