NSF awards CJARS major data infrastructure grant

The National Science Foundation has awarded the CJARS project a major data infrastructure grant. The proposal, “RIDIR: Developing and Deploying the Criminal Justice Administrative Records System”, was awarded as part of the Resource Implementations for Data Intensive Research in the Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (RIDIR) program. The grant will fund CJARS data infrastructure development for four years, and accelerate the opening of CJARS as a widely available research resources through the Federal Statistical Research Data Center network.