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Expanding Collaboration between Integrated Justice And Other Government Lines of Business

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2007, $200,000)

The Edward Byrne Memorial Discretionary Grants Program, administered by the Office of Justice Programs' (OJP's) Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), furthers the Department's mission by assisting state and local jurisdictions in improving the criminal justice system and assisting communities in preventing drug abuse and crime. In fiscal year 2007, the Edward Byrne Memorial Discretionary Grants Program will focus on funding local, regional, and national efforts within six major categories: 1) targeting violent crime; 2) preventing crime and drug abuse; 3) enhancing local law enforcement; 4) enhancing local courts; 5) enhancing local corrections and offender reentry; and 6) facilitating justice information sharing. All categories combat, address, or otherwise respond to precipitous or extraordinary increases in crime, or in a type or types of crime.

The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO ) will support the Expanding Collaboration Between Integrated Justice and Other Government Lines of Business Program. NASCIO will deliver a program that leverages organizational and technological capabilities to connect government lines of business to justice through effective collaboration and information sharing across state governments. They will provide technical assistance to the states in planning and implementing enterprise architecture, organizational transformation, cross line of business collaborative information exchange, and collaborative networks.


Date Created: September 10, 2007