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Office of Technology Assessment, An Assessment of Alternatives for a National Computerized Criminal History System (Oct. 1982) (full-text).

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This report addresses four major areas: 1) the status of criminal history record systems in the United States; 2) the alternatives for a national computerized criminal history (CCH) system; 3) the possible impacts of such a system; and 4) the relevant policy issues that warrant congressional attention to ensure that the beneficial impacts of a national CCH system are maximized and the possible adverse impacts controlled or minimized.