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Information Technology Support and National Issues Coordination Support to the Regional Information Sharing Systems (RISS) Intelligence Centers

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2008, $5,391,719)

The Institute for Intergovernmental Research (IIR) will continue to provide information technology support, spending support, coordination and support services to the Regional Information Sharing Systems® (RISS) Intelligence Centers and develop, maintain, enhance, and upgrade the RISS secure intranet, known as RISSNET'. They will upgrade RISS communications infrastructure. IIR will support the RISS Chief Executive Officer, the RISS Office of Information Technology, the RISS intelligence databases, the RISS Automated Trusted Information Exchange' (ATIX), and the RISSGang' Program. They will continue ongoing partnerships with the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Law Enforcement Online, the National Virtual Pointer System, and NLETS'The International Justice and Public Safety Network.

The RISS Program offers a variety of services and support to law enforcement agencies to include automated, centralized law enforcement databases with nationwide connectivity using internet technologies, intelligence analysis, bulletins and publications, surveillance equipment loans, confidential funds, long-distance call patching, and law enforcement and officer safety training.


Date Created: August 3, 2008