Information Technology and Communications Division
The Information Technology and Communications Division (ITCD) provides automated criminal justice information services for criminal justice and non-criminal justice purposes to the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services; other federal, state, and local criminal justice agencies; and authorized users among the general public. The division includes:
The Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) Central Repository (Criminal Procedure Article, §§10-201 et seq.), which maintains Maryland's fingerprint-supported criminal identification records and criminal history record information (the Maryland "RAP" sheet), and performs related functions such as expungements.
The Public Safety Data Center, which provides systems operations support for numerous departmental information systems, as well as networking interfaces for many national, state, and local criminal justice agencies; and systems applications support, which provides the programming necessary to maintain and develop the variety of criminal justice and management information systems needed by departmental and other criminal justice users.
ITCD also maintains the state's online Sex Offender Registry.
The State of Maryland is live for NGI Rap Back Service.