Our mission is to continuously address, improve, sustain and enhance public safety in the State of Arizona through the coordination, cohesiveness and effectiveness of the Criminal Justice System.
Records and Information Processing
Public safety and criminal justice decisions are made daily based on criminal records and criminal justice information. Recordkeeping and information processing are integral parts of the criminal justice process. Vital resources have been allocated at federal, state and local levels to improve records accuracy, timeliness, completeness and accessibility.
Under the authority of the Commission, the Criminal Justice Systems Improvement unit facilitates records improvement activities in accordance with regulatory statutes. In addition, efforts are coordinated with those of the Policy and Technical Teams of the Executive Steering Committee for Integration.
Records Related Resources
AZ Library, Archives and Public Records (LAPR)
Pursuant to ARS § 41-1345, the Records Management Division of LAPR establishes standards, procedures and techniques for records management and provides consultation and training: http://www.lib.az.us/records/
Arizona Ombudsman Citizens' Aide (AZOCA)
The Arizona Ombudsman-Citizens' Aide is an independent agency of the Arizona Legislature responsive to Arizona citizen concerns about state agencies, boards, commissions and departments and issues of public access: http://www.azleg.state.az.us/ombudsman/default.htm