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Global Advisory Committee (GAC) Meeting - Fall 2016 Meeting Highlights
On November 29−30, premier leaders and practitioners from across the justice landscape convened for the Fall 2016 Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative (Global) Advisory Committee (GAC, Committee) Meeting. To maximize resources and provide opportunities for Global engagement by an even greater range of subject-matter ...
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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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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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Global Advisory Committee: Fall 2015 GAC Meeting Summary
This document provides an overview of the topics, resolutions, and resources (including associated links) presented and approved at the November 4, 2015, meeting of the Global Advisory Committee (GAC), held in Washington, DC, at the Office of Justice Programs offices. The GAC is supported and guided by the Bureau of Justice ...
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Solving Real-World Business Problems in the Field: Highlights From BJA’s Global Justice Information Sharing Implementations
This document highlights examples of field implementations of the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s (BJA) Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative (Global)-recommended solutions, including the Global Reference Architecture (GRA), Global Federated Identity and Privilege Management (GFIPM) framework, National Information ...
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Analyst Professional Development Road Map
This document identifies suggested minimum competencies, knowledge/skills/abilities, and education/trainng for the basic, intermediate, and advanced analytic levels.
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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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Call to Action and Issue Brief: Justice System Use of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs— Addressing the Nation’s Prescription Drug and Opioid Abuse Epidemic
Prescription drug misuse, abuse, and diversion continue to have a devastating effect on communities throughout the country. What the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention describes as a “deadly epidemic of prescription pain killer abuse” affects communities in every state. Every day in the United States, more than 100 ...
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BJA Crime Analysis Consortium Resources
The collection and analysis of crime data and information is challenging for law enforcement agencies. The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) recognizes the enormous benefit that crime analysis capability can bring to law enforcement agencies. BJA funds several projects that offer guidance, training, and technical ...
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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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GAC Summer 2014 Summary
On June 23 in Washington, DC, Global Advisory Committee (GAC) representatives from over 30 premier state, local, and tribal justice organizations joined federal sponsors, partners, and guests to tackle today’s justice and public safety challenges facing our neighborhoods and nation through more effective, efficient, and ...
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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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Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative Briefing Booklet
This booklet serves as an excellent primer on the Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative (Global). It includes an overview of Global and the Global Advisory Committee (GAC), and importantly highlights reasons why “Global Matters” to and supports the justice-interested enterprise by addressing priority business issues ...
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National Criminal Intelligence Sharing Plan (Version 1.0) Resource CD
Provides resources to implement the National Criminal Intelligence Sharing Plan, version 1.0.
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Global Reference Architecture (GRA) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Offers a brief overview of the Global Reference Architecture.
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Minimum Standards for Intermediate-Level Analytic Training Courses
This resource provides the minimum training standards for intermediate-level analytic courses. Training partners developing intermediate-level analytic courses (such as comprehensive analytic training) or specialized courses (such as report writing or analytic tradecraft development) should use these standards as they ...
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National Criminal Intelligence Sharing Plan Version 2.0
The NCISP Version 2.0 provides a way forward to continue to support law enforcement’s and homeland security’s ability to develop and share criminal intelligence through the identification of recommendations and action items. The resource includes both internal agency recommendations and action items, as well as action items ...
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Event Deconfliction Unified Message
This resource addresses the importance of using an event deconfliction system in agency operations to assist in officer safety. The resource does not identify what system to use but rather encourages all agencies to use one of the three nationally recognized systems. Additional information on event deconfliction, including ...
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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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Checklist for the Development, Review, and Dissemination of Analytic Products and Resources
Checklist for the Development, Review, and Dissemination of Analytic Products and Resources is designed to be used as a checklist for personnel operating in an intelligence enterprise (including fusion centers and agency intelligence units), to ensure that privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties protections are upheld in ...
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Developing a Policy on the Use of Social Media in Intelligence and Investigative Activities: Guidance and Recommendations.
Developing a Policy on the Use of Social Media in Intelligence and Investigative Activities:  Guidance and Recommendations provides law enforcement and justice agencies with guidance and recommendations on issues to consider when developing a social media policy (or updating other relevant policies), focusing on access, use, ...
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Global Information Sharing Toolkit (GIST) Information Card
The Global Information Sharing Toolkit card illustrates the different ways to navigate a search within the toolkit when looking for Global solutions. 
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GFIPM Overview
This document provides a high-level executive overview of basic Federated Identity and Privilege Management (FIPM) concepts and also introduces the Global Federated Identity and Privilege Management (GFIPM) concept of information sharing based on FIPM. It also discusses the GFIPM value proposition and provides additional ...
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GFIPM Federation Name Registration Process
The GFIPM Federation Name Registration Process Document describes the process by which the content of the GFIPM Federation Name Registry (http://gfipm.net/fed-registry.html) is managed.
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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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Criminal Intelligence Resources Guide
Consolidated listing of criminal intelligence products and resources.
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A Call To Action: A Unified Message Regarding the Need to Support Suspicious Activity Reporting and Training
This Unified Message was created to help clarify a unified approach to the process of reporting and sharing of information related to suspicious activity.
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Findings and Recommendations of the Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) Support and Implementation Project
In accordance with the National Criminal Intelligence Sharing Plan and the National Strategy for Information Sharing(NSIS), the Findings and Recommendations of the SAR Support and Implementation Project was developed to describe the all-crimes approach to gathering, processing, reporting, analyzing, and sharing of suspicious ...
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Why Law Enforcement Agencies Need an Analytical Function
Why Law Enforcement Agencies Need an Analytical Function explains how the analytical function benefits law enforcement agencies.
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National Criminal Intelligence Sharing Plan
The National Criminal Intelligence Sharing Plan (NCISP), the first of its kind in the country, provides a blueprint to help agencies establish criminal intelligence sharing policies, procedures, standards, technologies, and training. The Plan was assembled with close input and cooperation from local, state, tribal, and ...
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10 Simple Steps to Help Your Agency Become a Part of the National Criminal Intelligence Sharing Plan
This document provides valuable guidance towards systematically sharing law enforcement information among local, state, tribal, and federal law enforcement agencies—large or small.
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Law Enforcement Analytic Standards
The booklet Law Enforcement Analytic Standards discusses the standards created by the International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts (IALEIA) as a result of the National Criminal Intelligence Sharing Plan (NCISP) recommendations. The analytic standards consist of 25 standards that explain the requirements ...
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Law Enforcement Analyst Certification Standards
This document provides guidance to agencies and organizations that offer analyst certification. The first section provides guidance to agencies and organizations that offer analyst certification. Recommendations include the development of a code of ethics, development of policies and procedures for the certification process, ...
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Privacy, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Compliance Verification for the Intelligence Enterprise
This document assists agencies in determining whether they are in compliance with applicable privacy-related policies, procedures, rules, and guidelines. The document includes a suggested methodology for conducting the review of an agency’s intelligence enterprise and identifies the high-liability areas of concern that ...
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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): 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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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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IQ Series Overview: Global Information Quality Series Improves the Quality of Justice Information
This flyer provides an overview of the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Global Privacy and Information Quality Working Group's (GPIQWG) information quality (IQ) resource series which provides practical guidance on how to develop and implement an agencywide information quality program.  Using a progressive “step” approach, ...
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Information Quality Program Guide
This Guide is intended to help justice managers develop an information quality program for their organizations and is designed to support managers who must analyze their justice entity’s information and determine what is needed to ensure good quality information. In support of that effort, the Guide features a step approach ...
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9 Elements of an Information Quality Program
Developed for high-level, managerial, and administrative personnel within an organization, 9 Elements of an Information Quality Program provides a brief outline of the nine key steps that should be followed when developing and implementing an agencywide information quality (IQ) program.
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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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DHS/DOJ Privacy and Civil Liberties Web Portal
Through a joint effort among DHS, DOJ, and BJA, this collaborative Web portal, accessible at www.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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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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The Global Reference Architecture (GRA) Service Specification Guideline V 1.2.0
This document is intended to provide a formal, standardized means of creating and understanding service specifications and service specification packages.  This document was revised to Version 1.2 with the following minor changes:  Included the use of underscores between words in all folder names. 
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Global Reference Architecture (GRA) Framework, Version 1.9.1
The Global Reference Architecture (GRA) Framework—is a conceptual framework for Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) that is based on an industry standard, the OASIS SOA Reference Model, which was developed by a committee of industry and government SOA experts, including some of the Global Infrastructure/Standards Working ...
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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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Navigating Your Agency’s Path to Intelligence-Led Policing
Serves as an overview for implementing the Intelligence-Led Policing (ILP) framework within a law enforcement agency and provides insight regarding the challenges of ILP implementation. Law enforcement executives can use this document as a resource to assist in the successful implementation of the ILP framework within their ...
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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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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 ...