The CJIS offers law enforcement and criminal justice agencies within the state and across the nation secure access 24 hours per day 7 days a week to state and interstate criminal history record information, protective orders, missing and wanted person files, drivers' license and motor vehicle information, firearms licensing and gun sales transactions and other critical criminal justice information via the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and the National Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (NLETS).

The Department of Criminal Justice Information Services (DCJIS) is the state's CJIS Systems Agency (CSA) and by FBI/National Crime Information Center (NCIC) policy is the responsible state authority for the quality control of all data entered into NCIC systems, managing policy compliance for all CJIS/NCIC users and providing training and testing in the use of NCIC systems. Per FBI policy, the agency also provides for the state's CJIS Systems Officer (CSO) and the CJIS Information Security Officer (ISO). The agency also participates in the National Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (NLETS), the FBI's Interstate Identification Index (III) program and the Integrated Automated Identification Systems (IAFIS).

For additional information, or answers to questions not found on this site please contact the CJIS Support Services Unit at (617) 660-4710 weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.