Criminal Justice Sharing Initiative

On this page is a description of the statewide criminal justice information sharing initiative (CJIS) and point of contact (POC) as identified by the State Administering Agency (SAA) Director.  We  recognize that there are also other key state POCs involved in information sharing that represent the various disciplines within criminal justice.  We have included POC information provided through the SAA and/or and represented on various organizations (such as NLETS, NASCIO, SEARCH and the NCSC.)  Recognizing that these agencies spend considerable time maintaining their membership lists up to date, we have provided links to access those membership lists directly from their respective websites below.

Please note:  At a future point, we would like to highlight local and tribal information sharing initiatives within states.   Please contact Tammy Woodhams at twoodhams@ncja.org if you have a recommended change to the data provided for your state or would like to add information about your local initiative.

Criminal Justice Sharing Contact Information

Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs

Jail Booking Reporting System (JBRS): the repository of statewide jail management systems’ data extracted hourly from participating correctional facilities.  This system is for use by criminal justice only.

Washington Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification (WASAVIN): a victim or witness service allowing an individual to register a phone number(s) and/or e-mail address for notification when an offender is released or moved from a correctional facility.

OffenderWatch (Sex and Kidnap Offender Registration Database): the statewide sex offender registration data base shared by county sheriffs’ offices to register and track sex and kidnap offenders.


Ms. Dawn Larsen
Director of Programs
(360) 486-2419

Washington State Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program: the statewide crime statistics program based on federal guidelines and specifications.  WASPC maintains the state repository, forwards data to the FBI monthly, publishes an annual report, and provides statistical reports upon request.


Ms. Joan Smith
State UCR Program Manager    
(360) 486-2393    

Washington State Patrol

A Central Computerized Enforcement Service System (ACCESS): the statewide law enforcement communications system used to access and extract data from multiple repositories including WACIC, NCIC, WASIS, Department of Licensing, and Department of Corrections.

Washington Crime Information Center (WACIC): the statewide repository for law enforcement agencies entry of wanted persons, missing or unidentified persons, persons of interest, articles, vehicles, protection orders, etc.

Washington State Criminal History and Sex/Kidnap Offender Registration Repository (WASIS)
: the statewide repository of criminal history based on fingerprints taken from individuals arrested, booked, or incarcerated and the associated disposition information.

Mr. Jim Anderson
Criminal Records Division Manager    
(360) 534-2101

Administrative Office of the Courts

Judicial Information System (JIS)
: the primary information system for courts in Washington, providing case management automation to appellate, superior, limited jurisdiction, and juvenile courts.  It automates and supports the daily operations of the courts and maintains a statewide network connecting the courts and partner criminal justice agencies to the JIS database.


Ms. Veronica “Vonnie” Diseth
Chief Information Officer
Information Services Division
(360) 705-5236

Mr. Dirk Marler
Judicial Services Division
(360) 705-5211

Washington Department of Corrections

Offender Management Network Information (OMNI): the state agency’s information system regarding offender sentence and record, interactions, documentation, movement, discipline, and other notations relevant within a corrections management system.


Ms. Denise Doty
Assistant Secretary
Administrative Services Division
(360) 725-8515


Mr. Doug Hoffer
Chief Information Officer
Information Technology
(360) 725-8552

Naval Criminal Investigative Services (NCIS)

Law Enforcement Information Exchange (LInX)
: a regional database to which local law enforcement agencies forward data from their records management systems for sharing.


Mr. Keith Haines
(360) 340-1223

Additional State Contacts:

Nlets members:https://www.nlets.org/our-members

NASCIO state profiles:http://www.nascio.org/aboutNASCIO/profiles/

SEARCH membership group:http://www.search.org/about/membership/

National Center for State Courts - state court websites: http://www.ncsc.org/Information-and-Resources/Browse-by-State/State-Court-Websites.aspx

Court Technology Association: http://www.correctionstech.org/about/members.htm (member list not available to non-members)