NCIC (National Crime Information Center) is a computerized index of criminal justice information. It is available to federal, state, and local law enforcement and other criminal justice agencies and is operational 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This information assists authorized agencies in criminal justice and related law enforcement objectives, such as apprehending fugitives, locating missing persons, locating and returning stolen property, as well as in the protection of the law enforcement officers encountering the individuals described in the system. The State of Nebraska's system is NCIS (Nebraska Criminal Information System).
The National Law Enforcement Telecommunications System, (NLETS) is an interface to facilitate communications with other law enforcement agencies throughout the country including vehicle registration, driver history and criminal history record information.
Through NCIC, the dispatcher has access to:
- Driver’s Abstracts/Histories
- Registration Files
- Criminal Histories
- Stolen Article, Security, and Gun files
- Stolen License Plate, Vehicle, and Boat files
- Missing Persons (adult or juvenile), Wanted Persons, and Unidentified Body Files