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The mission of the Department of Criminal Justice Information Services (DCJIS) is to provide timely and accurate criminal justice information and services to authorized law enforcement and non-criminal justice agencies and individuals in support of promoting the public safety and security of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

DCJIS recognizes and preserves the separate mission, priorities, constitutional objectives, governing laws and rules and regulations of the participating agencies responsible for criminal justice administration within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The DCJIS innovatively and collaboratively works to integrate, to the most reasonable extent possible, the functionality and interoperability of criminal justice information systems, focuses on enhancing the efficiency, effectiveness and accuracy of our criminal justice information, promotes enterprise information technology architecture for an integrated criminal justice information sharing, and collaborates with stakeholders to develop, establish and maintain a governance structure.

Governing Laws:


MGL C. 6 S. 167-178B
Criminal History Systems Board
MGL C. 140 S. 121-131P
Firearms Licensing
MGL C. 265 S. 1-146
An Act Reforming The Administrative Procedures Relative To Criminal Offender Record Information And Pre- And Post-Trial Supervised Release


501 CMR 8
Electronic Weapons
501 CMR 9
Replacement Firearms Licenses
501 CMR 13
Standards for Retired Officers Law Enforcement Safety Act
501 CMR 15
Licensed Gun Clubs
501 CMR 6
Bona Fide Collector of Firearms
501 CMR 7
Approved Firearms Roster
515 CMR 3
Basic Firearms Safety Course and Instructors
515 CMR 6
Law Enforcement Safety Act Training and Qualification
803 CMR 2
Criminal History Systems Board Regulations