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Considerations and Recommendations Regarding State and Local Officer-Involved Use-of-Force Investigations
The Considerations and Recommendations Regarding State and Local Officer-Involved Use-of-Force Investigations resource sets forth recommendations and considerations for municipal, county, and state law enforcement officials tasked with ensuring accountability for critical use-of-force incidents that result in death or ...
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Real-Time and Open Source Analysis (ROSA) Resource Guide
The Real-Time Open Source Analysis (ROSA) Resource Guide was developed by the National Network of Fusion Centers, in partnership with the Office of the Director of National Intelligence's (ODNI) Office of Partner Engagement for the Information Sharing Environment (PE-ISE), the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), ...
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Global Reference Architecture (GRA) Online Training Flyer
The Global Reference Architecture Training is a free, self-paced, online course that helps justice and public safety practitioners gain a comprehensive understanding of the GRA framework, standards, methods, and processes. It uses interactive, scenario-based training that helps stakeholders—such as executives, senior ...
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License Plate Reader Policy Development Template for Use in Intelligence and Investigative Activities
The License Plate Reader Policy Development Template for Use in Intelligence and Investigative Activities (LPR Policy Template) is a policy guidance resource designed specifically for law enforcement entities and fusion centers to assist them in their efforts to develop comprehensive privacy, civil rights, and civil ...
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Public Safety Primer on Cloud Technology
The Public Safety Primer on Cloud Technology is a high-level primer for law enforcement and public safety communities regarding video and the cloud environment. With the quantity of video evidence now available, storage is a significant problem for record management systems and bandwidth capability. Obtaining video from a ...
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Video Evidence: A Primer for Prosecutors
Video Evidence: A Primer for Prosecutors was developed for the purpose of educating prosecutors on the numerous sources of video evidence, the benefits of its use in court, and challenges faced by prosecutors’ offices in the handling of video evidence. A sample process flow is included as step-by-step guidance on the ...
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Understanding Digital Footprints: Steps to Protect Personal Information
This document provides material designed to assist law enforcement personnel in protecting themselves and their families from becoming cyber targets: protecting personal information, cyber dos and don'ts, and links to further cyber training and resources.
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Global Advisory Committee (GAC) - Winter 2015 GAC Meeting Summary
This document provides an overview of the topics, resolutions, and resources (including associated links) presented and approved at the January 27, 2015, meeting of the Global Advisory Committee, held in Washington, DC, at the Office of Justice Programs offices. Included is a recap of the biennial election of the new GAC ...
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Establishing a Privacy Officer Function Within a Justice or Public Safety Entity: Recommended Responsibilities and Training
A privacy policy is a written, published statement that articulates the policy position of an organization on how it handles the personally identifiable information and other personal, sensitive information it seeks or receives and uses in the normal course of business.  A privacy policy protects the agency, the individual, ...
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Video Evidence: A Law Enforcement Guide to Resources and Best Practices
The purpose of this resource is to provide answers to straightforward common questions that law enforcement officers, or the agencies they represent, may have regarding properly securing, collecting, storing, and analyzing video by directing them to valuable tools and resources from experts in the field.  Through ...
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Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative: Strategic Solutions to Transform Our Nation’s Justice and Public Safety Information Sharing – A Call to Action
The Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative (Global) Advisory Committee (GAC) is a Federal Advisory Committee to the U.S. Attorney General, providing recommendations on promising national information sharing policies, practices, and technologies to solve problems and improve justice. Through the work of the Bureau of ...
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Technical Privacy Training
Global provides a framework for automating access control (in particular, privacy) policy as part of information exchange. Converting privacy policy to a form understandable to computers continues to be a significant problem and a high priority for the justice community.  The following site / link is an excellent resource ...
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Global Standards Package (GSP) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Guide
This is a frequently asked questions guide pertaining to the Global Standards Package (GSP) -- what it is and what is contained within it.
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Applying Wireless Security Practices to Justice Information Sharing
This wireless document is a companion resource to Applying Security Practices to Justice Information Sharing (document) or (Applying Security Practices). In most cases, the reference material in the Applying Security Practices document is relevant to the wireless perspective. This wireless document contains expanded ...
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JISP Beacon Webinar: Getting the GIST - June 15, 2012
Discussion and demonstration for Getting the Global Information Sharing Toolkit (GIST).  This demonstration provides a step-by-step walkthrough of the GIST, highlighting the ways to discover Global Solutions. 
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Criminal Intelligence Resources Guide
Consolidated listing of criminal intelligence products and resources.
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Web Services Security Issues in a Justice Environment
This document raises information security issues that should be considered by justice and public safety managers who are deploying justice XML-based systems for the exchange of justice and public safety information. These concerns are not meant to discourage continued development of these standards, but rather to assist ...
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Federated Identity and Privilege Management (GFIPM): Implementation Guide
The GFIPM Implementation Guide contains detailed instructions for implementers of identity providers (IDPs) and service providers (SPs), which are the two types of systems that participate in user-to-system transactions as specified in the GFIPM Web Browser User-to-System profile. The document covers all aspects of IDP and ...
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Federated Identity and Privilege Management (GFIPM): Cryptographic Trust Model
The GFIPM Cryptographic Trust Model defines a normative schema for a GFIPM Cryptographic Trust Fabric, which is document shared among all members of a GFIPM federation. A GFIPM Cryptographic Trust Fabric document contains public key material and system entity metadata for each trusted endpoint in the federation. The spec ...
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Federated Identity and Privilege Management (GFIPM): Operational Policies and Procedures Guidelines
The GFIPM Operational Policies and Procedures Guideline document describes the operational policies and procedures that govern the basic operation of a federation for trusted information sharing, including federation membership, change management for federation standards, help desk policies, etc. It also contains some ...
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Federated Identity and Privilege Management (GFIPM): Governance Guidelines
The GFIPM Governance Guideline document defines the governance structure for a GFIPM federation, including the parties that play a role in the governance structure (e.g. Board of Directors, Federation Management, Identity Providers, Service Providers, Trusted Identity Brokers, etc.) and the decisions to be made by each ...
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Implementing Privacy Policy in Justice Information Sharing: A Technical Framework
This document is intended to provide guidelines for supporting the electronic expression of privacy policy and how to convert privacy policy so that it is understandable to computers and software. This report is intended as a resource for a technical audience, including National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) and Global ...
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Global Reference Architecture (GRA) Information Sharing Enterprise Service-Level Agreement
The purpose of this document is to provide a sample Service-Level Agreement (SLA), in this case, for a fingerprint service to local, state, tribal, or federal justice and public safety agencies organized under a Statement of Participation or similar umbrella agreement. This document may be consulted as an example to ...
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Global Reference Architecture (GRA) Information Sharing Enterprise Statement of Participation, Version 1.1
The purpose of this document is to provide a reference model framework of expectations and obligations for those entities participating in any state, local, regional, or tribal information sharing enterprise. An information sharing enterprise is a consortium of information service providers and service consumers created ...
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DHS/DOJ Privacy and Civil Liberties Web Portal
Through a joint effort among DHS, DOJ, and BJA, this collaborative Web portal, accessible at it.ojp.gov/PrivacyLiberty, provides access to a wide range of resources and training materials available in the Information Sharing Environment that address privacy and civil liberties protections, including many of the Global ...
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Fusion Center Privacy Policy Development: Privacy, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Policy Template
The FC Privacy Template was developed by DOJ in collaboration with DHS in the joint DHS/DOJ Fusion Process Technical Assistance Program. This template was designed specifically to assist fusion center personnel in developing a privacy policy related to the information, intelligence, and suspicious activity report (SAR) ...
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Guide to Conducting Privacy Impact Assessments for State, Local, and Tribal Justice Entities
Practitioners are provided a framework with which to examine the privacy implications of their information systems and information sharing collaborations so they can design and implement privacy policies to address vulnerabilities identified through the assessment process. Privacy policies emerge as a result of the analysis ...
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Baseline Capabilities for State and Major Urban Area Fusion Centers
Provides fusion centers with the baseline capabilities and operational guidelines necessary to achieve each of the capabilities. By achieving a baseline level of capability, a fusion center will have the necessary structures, processes, and tools in place to support the gathering, processing, analysis, and dissemination of ...
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Privacy, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Policy Development Template for State, Local, and Tribal Justice Entities: SLT Policy Development Template
Included in the Privacy Guide is the SLT Policy Development Template, which was developed to assist SLT agencies in drafting a privacy policy. The provisions suggested are intended to be incorporated into the agency's general operational policies and day-to-day operations. Each section represents a fundamental component of ...
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Privacy, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Policy Development Guide for State, Local, and Tribal Justice Entities: Privacy Guide
This guide is a practical, hands-on tool for SLT justice practitioners charged with drafting the privacy policy, providing sensible guidance for articulating privacy obligations in a manner that protects the justice agency, the individual, and the public. This guide provides a well-rounded approach to the planning, ...