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New England State Police Information Network

Award Information

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Congressional District
Funding First Awarded

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2007, $4,114,687)

The Massachusetts State Police serves as the fudiciary agent for the New England State Police Information Network (NESPIN). NESPIN is one of the six regional intelligence centers that make up the Regional Information Sharing Systems Program (RISS). RISS operates a secure nationwide communication and information sharing network called RISSNET. NESPIN provides intelligence information sharing, criminal intelligence analysis, computer forensics, confidential funding, equipment loans, and training services for the New England Region which includes Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont, with Canadian participation. NESPIN provides the exchange of multi-jurisdictional information on major criminal activity in New England including: gang activity, terrorism activity, organized crime, narcotics trafficking, human trafficking and violent crime.


Date Created: May 23, 2007