The Georgia Crime Information Center (GCIC) Unit is charged with the responsibility of ensuring the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office meets and/or exceeds the requirements set forth by Georgia law as they pertain to the Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS). This includes the responsibility of implementing the Terminal Operator Training Program as required by the GCIC and Georgia law. Additionally, the Unit performs inquiries into State of Georgia, other states, and national databases, as well as to international law enforcement agencies to obtain information pertaining to vehicle registration, driver’s licensing, pawn shop records, violent gang & terrorist organizations, Georgia Protection Order Registry, Georgia Sexually Violent Offender Registry, Georgia Criminal History Files, parole/probation/corrections files and immigration/naturalization files. The Unit is further charged with performing the duties of liaison between the Sheriff and GCIC, assisting the agency in the writing of policy/procedures/regulations as they pertain to GCIC, NCIC, CJIS Networks, as well as other functions and the laws affecting them, Contractor Security Clearance program as required by NCIC, administration of terminal connectivity/security access to State hubs and maintenance of those data connections.