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FY16 Regional Information Sharing Systems (RISS): WSIN Project

Award Information

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2016, $4,997,187)

The Regional Information Sharing System (RISS) Program offers a variety of services and support to law enforcement agencies including secure information sharing and communications system for regional information sharing between Federal, State, tribal, and local law enforcement agencies, critical analytical and investigative support services, and event deconfliction to enhance officer safety. RISS supports efforts against organized and violent crime, gang activity, drug activity, terrorism, human trafficking, identity theft, and other regional priorities. The Western States Information Network (WSIN) serves the needs of its participating agencies located in the five western states of Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington. WSIN provides a number of investigative support services to its participating agencies, including analytical expertise, loaning sophisticated investigative equipment, providing funds to further investigative efforts, conducting and sponsoring training in investigative techniques and other topics of interest, sponsoring intelligence sharing meetings, and distributing publications. They will continue offering core services to aid law enforcement in detecting, deterring, identifying, prevent, apprehending, and prosecuting criminals. NCA/CF

Date Created: August 17, 2016