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RISS: Mid-States Organized Crime Information Center (MOCIC)

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2018, $4,529,078)

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. RISS supports thousands of local, state, federal, and tribal criminal justice agencies in their efforts to successfully resolve criminal investigations and ensure officer safety.

MOCIC is one of six Regional Information Sharing Systems (RISS) Centers. RISS provides comprehensive, adaptive, trusted and cost-effective information sharing, officer safety and investigative support resources to over 9,000 local, state, federal and tribal law enforcement agencies to help combat multijurisdictional criminal activity. RISS’s unique structure allows each center to address the specific needs of its region while working together on nationwide efforts. MOCIC serves nine Midwestern states and one Canadian province.

Nationally, RISS works with many criminal justice organizations to improve information sharing system collaboration and interoperability, including the nation’s fusion centers. The RISS Secure Cloud (RISSNET) is the only sensitive but unclassified (SBU) system built and governed by law enforcement for law enforcement. Dozens of systems and millions of records are accessible via RISSNET. RISS is a key player in federal initiatives that contribute to enhanced, secure criminal justice information sharing and has been at the forefront of nationwide officer safety efforts with the RISS Officer Safety Event Deconfliction System (RISSafe).

Regionally, MOCIC provides agencies with time- and money-saving intelligence and investigative support, including analytical, research and equipment services, that are critical to helping solve crimes, prosecute offenders, save lives and safeguard both officers and citizens. NCA/CF

Date Created: July 27, 2018