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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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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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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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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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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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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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NIEM - The National Information Exchange Model
NIEM—the National Information Exchange Model—is a community-driven, government-wide, standards-based approach to exchanging information. NIEM may sound complex, but the premise of it is simple: NIEM connects communities of people who share a common need to exchange information in order to advance their ...
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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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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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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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Responding to First Amendment-Protected Events—The Role of State and Local Law Enforcement Officers Training Videos
The Bureau of Justice Assistance, with the support of the Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative and the Criminal Intelligence Coordinating Council, developed the Responding to First Amendment-Protected Events—The Role of State and Local Law Enforcement Officers videos to assist agency leadership in providing training ...
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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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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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Minimum Criminal Intelligence Training Standards
The document Minimum Criminal Intelligence Training Standards for United States Law Enforcement and Other Criminal Justice Agencies explains the recommended development of minimum training standards for all affected levels of law enforcement personnel, including core training objectives in six areas: General Law Enforcement ...
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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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Guidelines for Establishing and Operating Gang Intelligence Units and Task Forces
This document provides guidance to agencies seeking to establish and operate a gang task force or gang intelligence unit within their jurisdiction or those agencies that participate in a gang task force or intelligence unit.
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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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Common Competencies for State, Local, and Tribal Intelligence Analysts
The Common Competencies for State, Local, and Tribal Intelligence Analysts identifies common analytic competencies that should be exhibited by state, local, and tribal intelligence analysts working in state or major urban area fusion centers or similar analytic law enforcement entities. These competencies are essential for ...
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Analyst Toolbox
This document aims to provide intelligence analysts with information on the tools they need to effectively and efficiently perform their duties and produce useful intelligence products. The tools examined in this document represent the basic toolbox that the intelligence analyst will need to provide the vital intelligence ...
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Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) Line Officer Training
The Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) Line Officer Training was developed to assist law enforcement line officers in understanding what kinds of suspicious behaviors are associated with pre-incident terrorism activities, documenting and reporting suspicious activity, and protecting privacy, civil rights, and civil ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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 Importance of Privacy, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Protections in American Law Enforcement and Public Safety Training Video
Assists local, state, and tribal law enforcement line officers in understanding their role in the protection of privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties as they perform their everyday duties. The video provides an introductory overview of what privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties protections are; examples of these ...
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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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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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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 ...