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Face Recognition Policy Development Template For Use In Criminal Intelligence and Investigative Activities
This resource is designed to provide guidance to state, local, tribal, and territorial law enforcement entities, fusion centers, and other public safety agencies on developing policies and procedures for the use of face recognition tools in criminal intelligence and investigative activities.
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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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Cyber Training for Law Enforcement Call to Action
The flyer is designed to help raise awareness of the need for state, local, tribal, and territorial law enforcement leaders to ensure that appropriate agency personnel receive cybercrime training.
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Merge Notification Service Specification, Version 1.0
The purpose of the Merge Notification Service is to communicate information about multiple individual system records that, based on certain criteria, represent the same real-world entity. It is a companion service to the Entity Resolution Service. Law enforcement support systems (e.g., federated query or link analysis ...
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Entity Resolution Service Specification, Version 1.0
The purpose of the Entity Resolution Service (ERS) is to provide a means to analyze a set of entity records, through matching and merging logic, to determine whether the records represent the same real-world entity. An entity is a real world person, place, item, location, etc.  It is a companion service to the Merge ...
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Aligning Justice-to-Health Priority Exchanges Task Team Final Report
The value of stronger communication, and in particular, stronger interoperable “electronic” information sharing between the Justice and Health domains has been recognized by both communities. To that end, the Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative (Global) embarked on an incremental collaborative process to identify ...
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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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Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) Interjurisdictional Relocation Service (SIRS) Specification, Version 1.0
Under the federal SORNA (Title I of the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006), a sex offender’s SORNA registration jurisdiction (e.g., a state, tribe, or territory) is required to notify the new jurisdiction when the sex offender intends to relocate. The purpose of this legal requirement is to enable the new ...
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Offender Transfer Notification Service (OTNS) Specification, Version 1.0
The Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision (ICAOS, Commission) is an organization of interstate compact commissioners appointed by the 53 member states and territories to make rules that carry out the policies under which offenders are transferred between and among states.  Its mission is to guide the transfer ...
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Inmate Release Information (IRI) Service Specification, Version 1.0
The Inmate Release Information reference service standard will allow requesting agencies, e.g. fusion centers, arresting agency, law enforcement, probation, parole, state criminal history repository, prosecutor, public defender, victim advocacy organizations, etc, to request summary or detailed information regarding an ...
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An Introduction to Familial DNA Searching for State, Local, and Tribal Justice Agencies
GPIQWG, on behalf of Global, developed this overview to support state, local, and tribal (SLT) justice entities that are performing or considering performing familial DNA searching with a primer on the science of familial DNA and its use in criminal investigations, key issues implicated by familial DNA searching, and ...
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Global Reference Architecture (GRA) Reliable Secure Web Services Service Interaction Profile
The purpose of this document is to establish a RELIABLE SECURE WEB SERVICES SERVICE INTERACTION PROFILE (RS WS-SIP) based on the Web services (WS) family of technology standards and, in particular, the Web Services Interoperability Organization (WS-I) Reliable Secure Profile [WS-I RSP] to the extent practical. A SERVICE ...
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Federated Identity and Privilege Management (GFIPM): Terminology Matrix
The GFIPM Terminology Matrix provides a terminology and concept map between GFIPM and other prominent paradigms in the areas of identity management, privilege management, and service-oriented architecture. Its purpose is to help GFIPM stakeholders better understand the various technical terms used in GFIPM by mapping each ...
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Privacy and Information Quality Risks: Justice Agency Use of Biometrics
This awareness primer is intended for administrators and policymakers who have the responsibility for overseeing the use of biometric technology. These individuals may be unaware of the major privacy and information quality issues that can arise at different points in the collection and use of information derived from ...
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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): Web Browser User-to-System Profile
The GFIPM Web User-to-System Profile is a normative specification that defines a set of protocols and bindings for web browser-based interaction between users and resources across trust domains within a federation. It leverages parts of the SAML 2.0 specification, specifically Web Single Sign-On (SSO) and Single Log-Out ...
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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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Global Reference Architecture (GRA) Execution Context Guidelines
The purpose of this document is to elaborate on the concept of execution context as defined in the Global Reference Architecture [GRA]. It will do so by providing guidelines to practitioners overseeing the implementation of a SERVICE-ORIENTED ARCHITECTURE (SOA).
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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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Global Federated Identity and Privilege Management (GFIPM) 2007 Users Conference Summary Briefing
This PowerPoint presentation was submitted by the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) to provide an introduction and status of the GFIPM project.  These slides were delivered during the Chicago Users' Conference on August 21, 2007.
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Global Federated Identity and Privilege Management (GFIPM) Security Interoperability Demonstration
It is clear that the entire justice and law enforcement community stands to benefit from a solution that allows user management processes (vetting, permissioning, and credentialing) to be efficiently and effectively leveraged and reused across trust domains, thereby facilitating interoperability between SBU information ...
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Global Federated Identity and Privilege Management (GFIPM): Executive Summary
Justice organizations are looking for ways to provide secured access to multiple agency information systems with a single logon. This pamphlet offers a brief summary on how the GFIPM initiative provides the justice community with a security and information sharing architecture that is based on an electronic justice ...
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SEARCH Podcast: The Global Federated Identity & Privilege Management Initiative
Justice organizations are looking for ways to provide secured access to multiple agency information systems with a single logon. The GFIPM initiative provides the justice community with a security and information sharing architecture that is based on an electronic justice credential. This standards-based justice credential ...
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GFIPM Metadata Specification 2.0 Overview and Usage
The GFIPM Metadata 2.0 specification defines common syntax and semantics for metadata describing users, entities (trusted software service endpoints), resources (sensitive data objects, databases, documents, etc.), actions (attempts by users or entities to access resources), and the data-sharing environment in which actions ...
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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 Justice Information Sharing Initiative: Exploring Service-Oriented Architecture Services for Justice Information Sharing
This is a pamphlet that offers the reader the opportunity to (1) learn about the U.S. Department of Justice’s Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative (Global) and its pursuit of a Justice Reference Architecture, (2) explore the concept of SOA and why it is important to the future of justice information sharing, and ...
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A Framework for Justice Information Sharing: Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
The purpose of this report is to describe the recommendation of the Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative (Global) Advisory Committee (GAC) for the design and development of an information system architecture that will support both the operational requirements of justice agencies and the requirements for a ...
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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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Global Reference Architecture (GRA) ebXML Messaging Service Interaction Profile Version 1.1
The purpose of this document is to establish a SERVICE INTERACTION PROFILE (SIP) based on the ebXML family of technology standards. A Service Interaction Profile is a concept identified in the Global Reference Architecture ([GRA]). This concept defines an approach to meeting the basic requirements necessary for interaction ...
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Global Reference Architecture (GRA) Web Services Service Interaction Profile Version 1.3
The purpose of this document is to establish a Web Services Service Interaction Profile based on the Web Services family of technology standards. A Service Interaction Profile is a concept identified in the Global Reference Architecture. This concept defines an approach to meeting the basic requirements necessary for ...
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Information Quality: The Foundation for Justice Decision Making
This document provides an overview of information quality; problems associated with it; and its framework, dimensions, and scenarios.  It also explains what can be done to promote information quality within electronic data exchanges.
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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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7 Steps to a Privacy, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Policy
Designed for both justice executives and agency personnel, this document raises awareness and educates readers on the seven basic steps involved in the preparation for development of a privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties policy (as recommended in DOJ's Privacy, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Policy Development ...
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Global Reference Architecture (GRA) Guidelines for Identifying and Designing Services Version 1.1
The intent of this document is to provide guidelines to justice organizations that have interest in following or applying the Global Reference Architecture (GRA) in development of a Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA). This document concentrates on an approach to identifying and designing services that will enable effective ...
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The Role of State and Local Law Enforcement at First Amendment Events Reference Card
This reference is designed to serve as a pocket-sized reference card for line officers who are responding to a First Amendment-protected event and provides an overview of their roles and responsibilities, as well as an overview of the rights of the participants of First Amendment-protected events.
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Recommendations for First Amendment-Protected Events for State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies
Provides guidance and recommendations to law enforcement agency personnel in understanding their roles and responsibilities in First Amendment-protected events. This guidance document is divided into three stages: Pre-Event, Operational, and Post-Event, with each stage identifying the recommended actions of law enforcement. ...
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Global Privacy Resources Booklet
Thanks to the great work by the U.S. Department of Justice's (DOJ) Global, Global partners, and through DOJ collaborations with other federal agencies, there are a variety of privacy awareness, policy development, and implementation products available to the justice community today. To help these agencies know which privacy ...
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Policy Review Checklist
The checklist is a companion piece to the SLT Policy Development Template and serves both as a self-assessment tool to assist privacy policy authors, project teams, and agency administrators in evaluating whether the provisions contained within their draft policy have met the core concepts recommended in the SLT Policy ...
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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, ...
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Executive Summary for Justice Decision Makers: Privacy, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Program Development
An awareness resource for justice executives, as well as an informational tool to use for training. The easy-to-read flyer is designed to engender awareness about the topic, make the case for privacy policy development, and underscore the importance of promoting privacy protections within justice agencies. Included is ...