(20 ILCS 3930/2)
(from Ch. 38, par. 210-2)
Purpose of Act.
The purpose of this Act is to coordinate the
use of information in the criminal justice system; to promulgate effective
criminal justice information policy; to encourage the improvement of criminal
justice agency procedures and practices with respect to information; to
provide new information technologies; to permit the evaluation of information
practices and programs; to stimulate research and development of new methods
and uses of criminal justice information for the improvement of the criminal
justice system and the reduction of crime; to protect the integrity
of criminal history record information, while protecting the citizen's right to privacy; and to coordinate statewide violence prevention efforts and develop a statewide plan that includes public health and public safety approaches to violence prevention in families, communities, and schools.
(Source: P.A. 97-1151, eff. 1-25-13.)