CJIS Link Publication Moves Online

CJIS Link, a long-running newsletter for law enforcement produced by our Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) Division, is now an online-only publication.

The monthly publication is geared for CJIS system users, including federal, state, local, and tribal law enforcement and members of the national security and intelligence communities. The CJIS Division provides these customers with vital criminal justice information services 24/7.

Stories in the current issue include a description of how the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) database supports license plate reader technology, and a sketch of how mobile fingerprint devices help officers on the street.

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Digital-Image Management at Mass Gravesites

SKELETONIZED REMAINS that were carefully unearthed from the desert sands of Iraq tell their own story: the bones of an adult, still dressed in a woman’s apparel, lie supine. The skull is perforated by a bullet hole. Tucked in the space between the ribs and the left humerus is a much smaller skeleton, bones in the skull un-fused, and the fully clothed body partially swaddled in a blanket.