Data Request Process

Pursuant to Penal Code 13202, every public agency or bona fide research body concerned with the prevention or control of crime, the quality of criminal justice or the custody of correction offenders may request Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) data for research purposes.

Data Request Process

Pursuant to Health and Safety Code 11165(c)(2)(A), Controlled Substance Utilization Review and Evaluation System (CURES) data shall only be provided to appropriate state, local, and federal public agencies for disciplinary, civil, or criminal purposes and to other agencies or entities, as determined by the Department of Justice, for educational, peer review, statistical, or research purposes, provided that patient information, including information that may identify the patient, is not compromise.

To initiate a request, please refer to the following steps:

Step 1: Complete the Data Request Packet

Step 2: Complete the Conditions for Release of Data form for each database that data is being requested.

Step 3: Return the completed packet to researchrequest@doj.ca.gov