Welcome to the DCJIS

Please take this opportunity to gain a better understanding of what services our agency provides to the residents of the Commonwealth and to the nation.

DCJIS Web Notice ADA pdf format of DCJIS Web Notice ADA

Key Resources


On August 13, 2014, the Governor signed House Bill 4376, “An Act Relative to the Reduction of Gun Violence,” which makes significant changes to the existing gun laws in Massachusetts.  Key changes to the gun laws are available on the attachment below.  For the full text of the statute, please visit: https://malegislature.gov/Laws/SessionLaws/Acts/2014/Chapter284

Key Changes to the Massachusetts Gun Laws - August, 2014 pdf format of Key Changes to the Massachusetts Gun Laws - August 2014

Notice to Gun Dealers re: Changes to the Massachusetts Gun Laws -August, 2014 pdf format of Notice to Gun Dealers re: Changes to the Massachusetts

Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI)

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The DCJIS will be extending all current iCORI registrations for one additional year, eliminating the need for any account to be renewed in 2014. This extension will move all renewal dates to 2015.  The DCJIS is currently working to update all expiration dates within the iCORI system. This change should be reflected in all accounts over the upcoming months.

            Current Firearms Records Bureau (FRB) License Processing Time

As of August 25, 2014, the FRB is currently approving and printing licenses that were submitted for review by police departments between August 11 and August 24.