National Criminal History Improvement Program
Purpose of Funds: The National Criminal History Improvement
Program (NCHIP) was established in 1995 to aid states in improving the accuracy
and completeness of state criminal history information. The program is
administered at the federal level by the Department of Justice, Office of
Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS). The Colorado Bureau
of Investigation Crime Information Center is the agency responsible for
managing state criminal history data in Colorado. The Colorado Division of
Criminal Justice is the designated State Administering Agency (SAA) and is
responsible for managing this program.
The goal of the NCHIP program is to ensure
that accurate records are available for use in law enforcement, including sex
offender registry requirements, and to protect public safety and national
Eligibility: The NCHIP program is
open only to agencies that directly contribute data to the Colorado
Computerized Criminal History (CCH) system and other supported systems.
Solicitation Schedule: The 2017 NCHIP application is now open for qualifying agencies. The 2017 NCHIP Application Instructions and Application are now available for download with applications due Friday, February 17, 2017.
2013 NCHIP Projects
2014 NCHIP Projects
Staff Contact Information:
Colorado Division of Criminal Justice
Office of Adult and Juvenile Justice
700 Kipling St.
Denver, CO 80215
Phone: (303) 239-4567
Toll Free: 1-800-201-1325
Fax: (303) 239-4491