(20 ILCS 3930/2) (from Ch. 38, par. 210-2)
    Sec. 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.)