Five in 5

The Criminal intelligence Coordinating Council’s (CICC) Five in 5 is a snapshot of law enforcement and criminal intelligence-related articles, resources, and research that may be of interest to CICC members and partners working to improve the nation’s ability to develop and share criminal intelligence. Read the Latest Edition

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Grantee Guidelines for Global Standards Package Compliance

To promote increased interoperability among justice information sharing systems, the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) has started issuing guidance relative to the use of the Global Standards Package. Continue to the Global Standards Package

Global Information Sharing Toolkit (GIST)

The Global Justice Information Sharing Toolkit (GIST) provides a way for users to explore, discover, and learn about beneficial Global solutions. Whether tackling a justice information sharing business problem, targeting a general area of interest, or looking for a specific Global publication, the GIST has an answer.
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Video Evidence: A Law Enforcement Guide to Resources and Best Practices

Designed for chiefs, sheriffs, and line officers to provide answers to straightforward questions they may have regarding properly securing, collecting, storing, and analyzing video, as well as to provide sources for training. Details and Download

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Establishing a Privacy Officer Function Within a Justice or Public Safety Entity: Recommended Responsibilities and Training

This resource provides useful guidance for justice and public safety agencies wanting to establish a privacy officer function, including privacy officer qualifications, recommended responsibilities, and a comprehensive resource section which features privacy-related tools and a list of available privacy training. Details and Download

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Touting Prevention, Police Put Crime Info Online
For more than two decades, law enforcement agencies have used data to figure out crime patterns and target “hot spots” in communities.
Now, a growing number of police departments are going further by making some of that information available to the public online. They see it as a way to inform residents about criminal activity in their neighborhood and, in turn, help reduce crime.


BJA Privacy Webinar—The Importance of Privacy and Social Media Policies in Law Enforcement

On January 30, 2015, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon, EST, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), will be hosting a privacy Webinar titled “The Importance of Privacy and Social Media Policies in Law Enforcement.” This Webinar will feature panelists from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) and the Connect South Dakota (Connect SD) system who will share how they established, implemented, and trained personnel on privacy protections within their information sharing system and social media processes.  To access the Webinar on January 30, 2015, at 11:00 a.m., EST, select (for video) and dial (866) 200-5786 and enter Access code 2614808 to hear the audio conference.



DOJ Law Enforcement Naloxone Toolkit Now Available
The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is pleased to share the recently launched Law Enforcement Naloxone Toolkit from the Department of Justice. The toolkit is available on the BJA National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC) web site.
The Law Enforcement Naloxone Toolkit is a one-stop clearinghouse of information and resources for state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies interested in establishing a naloxone program. Naloxone is a potentially lifesaving drug known for effectively restoring breathing to a victim in the midst of a heroin or other opioid overdose.


Police Officer Body-Worn Cameras: Assessing the Evidence
The Office of Justice Programs (OJP) Diagnostic Center has released findings from a literature review of the current evidence on the challenges and benefits of body-worn video camera technology for law enforcement.


Initiatives to Strengthen Community Policing
In an effort to bolster initiatives to strengthen community policing, the White House recently released a review that addresses the acquisition of equipment from the federal government to law enforcement agencies.  In addition, as a part of this community policing effort, an executive order is being drafted to create a Task Force on 21st Century Policing, and an investment package has been proposed that will increase resources to law enforcement agencies as they engage with the communities they serve.


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