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Regional Organized Crime Information Center

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2018, $5,074,345)

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 Regional Organized Crime Information Center (ROCIC) supports law enforcement and criminal justice agencies to combat multi jurisdictional criminal activities and to promote officer safety throughout all levels of government: municipal, county, parish, judicial district, tribal, state, and federal. It is comprised of approximately 2,100 law enforcement agencies in the southern United States, Puerto Rico, and the U. S. Virgin Islands. ROCIC was the charter project of RISS and led the way in nationwide criminal intelligence information sharing.

ROCIC is a Regional Information Sharing systems (RISS) Center which offers law enforcement agencies and officers full-service delivery, from the beginning of an investigation to the ultimate prosecution and conviction of criminals. It has been a proven, trusted resource for law enforcement for more than 40 years.

As a RISS Center, ROCIC provides services and resources that directly impact law enforcement’s ability to successfully resolve criminal investigations and prosecute offenders while providing the critical officer safety event de-confliction necessary to keep the men and women of the law enforcement community safe. NCA/NCF

Date Created: July 27, 2018