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Federal Agencies

Run efficient programs with timely and accurate incarceration data

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We help federal agencies make better informed decisions.

Appriss Insights delivers data-driven solutions that help federal agencies make better informed decisions for early response to people-driven risk.

Building on more than 25 years of experience providing victim notification services, we have developed the nation’s most comprehensive and up-to-date arrest data network and a suite of solutions designed to save lives, fight crime, prevent fraud, and manage risk.

Dozens of federal, state, and local agencies rely on Appriss Insights’ data solutions to solve the challenge of sourcing timely, actionable criminal justice data. Our solutions promote public safety, reduce recidivism, curb improper payments, improve agency efficiency, and lead to more judicious use of taxpayer dollars .

Sourcing criminal justice data is challenging.

Federal agencies can benefit from comprehensive criminal justice data. But there are inherent challenges in collecting criminal justice data:

  • Federally-managed incarceration data sources have limitations. Other incarceration data sources are limited in scope and timeliness.
  • Many records have few personal identifiers. A weekend arrest for assault is an obvious red-flag, but high-confidence person matching is challenging when the record only contains a name and year of birth.
  • Each jurisdiction treats crime differently. States, counties, and even cities interpret the classification and severity of crime individually. Normalized sources of criminal justice data are rare.

Appriss Insights has decades of experience collecting criminal justice data straight-from-the-source. Our incarceration data network is timely, PII-rich, and actionable.

Helping federal agencies solve pressing problems.

Incarceration data and criminal records help federal agencies do more with less, improving government efficiency and making judicious use of taxpayer dollars.

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Continuity of Benefits

Access to social services is critical for recently released inmates looking to integrate into public life.

Appriss’ platform provides near real-time notifications on release from incarceration. Agencies use these alerts to automate or expedite access to benefits like Medicaid, SNAP, and TANF. This solution ultimately creates administrative efficiencies while reducing recidivism and the number of “super-utilizers” of criminal justice resources.

Fraud, Waste, and Abuse

Because incarcerated persons are not eligible for many entitlement program benefits, agencies need a solution to prevent improper payments and fraud among their beneficiary population.

Appriss’ incarceration data network can verify eligibility due to incarceration in two ways: upon initial application, and then through an ongoing monitoring service that suspends benefits when a person has been incarcerated for a certain length of time.

Workplace Safety

Federal agencies maintain stringent background screening and security clearance requirements for new employees, but also need to ensure current employees, contractors, and vendors are not posing new internal risks.

Appriss Insights helps government agencies reduce malicious threats that come from people within an organization, such as employees, former employees, and contractors. Our suite of data solutions enhances pre-employment screening but also power notifications on new criminal activity moving forward.

Law Enforcement Investigations

Federal law enforcement agencies are challenged with clearing high profile crimes and locating most wanted individuals. Law enforcement has more data available to them than ever before, but that data is often disparate and hard-to-use. Too much time is spent searching for critical information and criminal connections.

Our solutions for federal agencies include access to the nation’s most comprehensive and up-to-date arrest data network, so you can use real-time justice information to quickly locate persons of interest and accelerate the investigative process.

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Appriss is proud to partner with federal agencies in our commitment to Knowledge for Good®. If you’re interested in learning more, reach out to us today.