A
ABIS Automated Biometric Identification System
ACIC Arkansas Crime Information Center
ACJIC Alabama Criminal Justice Information Center
Acrime Alien Criminal Information Management System
AFIS Automated Fingerprint Identification System
AFOSI Air Force Office of Special Investigations
AISLE Accelerated Information Sharing Law Enforcement
AIX IBM's Unix Implemenation
AOC Administer of Court
API Application Program Interface
APPA American Probation and Parole Association  
ARJIS Automated Regional Justice Information System  
ASCIA Association of State Criminal Investigative Agencies 
ASCLD American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors  
ASUCRP Association of State Uniform Crime Reporting Programs
ATF Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives  
AVl Automated Vehicle Location system
 B
BJS  Bureau of Justice and Statistics
 C
CAD Computer Aided Dispatch (or computer assisted dispatch)
CANDLE Collaboration between AAMVA and Nlets for Drivers License Exchange
CBP U.S. Customs and Border Protection 
CCH Computerized Criminal Histories
CCIPS  Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section, U.S. DOJ
CHIEF Criminal History Information Exchange Format
CHOPRS Criminal History Online Public Records System
CHRI Criminal History Record Information
CITA Crime Indentification Technology Act
CJIN Criminal Justice Information Network
CJIS Criminal Justice Information System
CJIS Div. FBI Criminal Justice Information Services Division 
CPI Computer Projects of Illinois
CPIC Canadian Police Information Centre
D
DHS Department of Homeland Security
DOC Department of Corrections
DoD U.S. Department of Defense 
DOJ U.S. Department of Justice
F
FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation
FBI CJIS FBI Criminal Justice Information Services Division
FEA Federal Enterprise Architecture
FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency
 G
GIS Geographic Information System
GIWG Global Information Working Group
GJXDM Global Justice XML Data Model
GLOBAL Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative
GOWG Global Outreach Working Group
GSA General Services Administration
H
HPD Hawaii Police Department
HTML Hypertext Markup Language
  I
ICE Immigration and Customs Enforcement
IDEALS Identification of Driver for Activities of Law and Safety
iDSM Interim Data Sharing Model
IEPD Information Exchange Package Documentation
IJIS Integrated Justice Information Systems
IJIS Institute Founded on the principal that public/private partnerships in the area of justice system information sharing would contribute to the successful implementation of integrated justice systems throughout the country.
INS  Immigration and Naturalization Service
INTERPOL International Criminal Police Organization
IP Input Processor
iServices Integrated System for Electronic Retrieval of Vital Information for Crime Enforcement and Security
ITEP Information Technology and Evaluation Program
IWG Industry Working Group
 J
JAR Java Archive file is a file that contains the class, image, and sound files for a Java application or applet gathered into a single file.
JAVA A programming language developed by Sun Microsystems which allows World Wide Web pages to contain code that is executed on the browser.
L
LAN Local-area Network
LEAA Law Enforcement Assistance Administration (U.S. DOJ, disbanded in early 1980s)
LEIN Law Enforcement Information Network
LEIS Law Enforcement Information Sharing
LEISP Law Enforcement Information Sharing Program (U.S. DOJ initiative)
LEITSC Law Enforcement Information Technology Standards Council
LEIU Law Enforcement Intelligence Unit
LESC Law Enforcement Support Center
LOGIC Live Operational Geospatial Information Capability
M
MICJIN Michigan Criminal Justice Information Center
MQ Series The IBM MQ Series family of products provides transactional message queuing for many platforms (Windows, Linux, IBM mainframe and midrange, and Unix).
N
NCHIP National Criminal History Improvement Program
NDLS News Drivers License System
nexTEST Product name for NCIC Testing software from Peak Performance Solutions
NIEM National Information Exchange Model
NIJ National Institute of Justice
NISP Nlets Interstate Sharing of Photos
Nlets National Law Enforcement Telecommunications System
NVPS National Virtual Pointer System
O
OASIS Oklahoma Automated Secure Information Sharing
OP Output Processor
P
PDF Portable Document Format
PRC Planning Research Corporation
R
RAND Random Access to Nlets Data
RCMP Royal Canadian Mounted Police
RMDTS Remote Data Terminal System
S
SAM Site Automated Monitoring
SAVIN Statewide Application Victim Information and Notification System
SBU Sensitive but Unclassified
SRFERS State, Regional, Federal Enterprise Retrieval System
T
TDI Texas Department of Insurance
TP Transaction Processor
TPWD Texas Parks and Wildfire Department
U
US DOJ United State Department of Justice
US NCB United States National Central Bureau
V
VCHIP Vermont Criminal History Information Program
VCIC Vermont Criminal Information Center
VINE Victim Information and Notification Everyday
VNS Victim Notification System
VSP Virginia State Police
W
WVSP West Virginia State Police
X
XML eXtensible Markup Language
XSTF Global Justice XML Structure Task Force