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Combating Violent Crime

Chair:  Charles Allen, Chairperson of the District of Columbia Council Commitee on the Judiciary and Public Safety

Combating Violent Crime

The purpose of this workgroup is to evaluate and enhance the District of Columbia’s strategic and systemic efforts to combat violent crimes, with a specific emphasis on gun crimes.  One of the priority areas for the workgroup is improve the District’s submissions to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), Interstate Identification Index (III) and the National Crime Information Center (NCIC).  This workgroup consists of the relevant local and federal partners with efforts focusing on process level and legislative enhancements aimed at improving reporting to all three of the aforementioned entities.