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Western States Information Network, Inc

Award Information

Award #
2018-RS-CX-0004
Location
Congressional District
Status
Past Project Period End Date
Funding First Awarded
2018
Total funding (to date)
$31,568,680

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2018, $5,177,962)

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.

The Western States Information Network (WSIN), a nonprofit corporation and part of the Regional Information Sharing Systems RISS) Program, is committed to providing the most secure, accurate, and timely criminal intelligence and investigative support to its participating agencies to enhance the investigation, arrest, prosecution and conviction of criminal offenders.

Since being established in 1981, WSIN has provided its participating agencies with critical information sharing and investigative support services. In many cases, these are services that law enforcement would not otherwise receive. WSIN serves more than 1,500 law enforcement agencies in its multi-state region, which includes Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington. NCA/CF

Date Created: July 27, 2018