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Justice and Public Safety Information Sharing: Training and Technology Project

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2007, $2,400,000)

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 Integrated Justice Information Systems Institute, Inc. will continue to promote and enhance information sharing standards and techniques among all levels of government ' Federal, state, local, and tribal ' to advance information sharing through government/industry partnership. They will provide a set of multi-dimensional information sharing services; build upon lessons learned in providing these services; engage a partnership of government and industry to optimize service delivery; enhance collaboration of grantors, allies, practitioners and industry; and align services to address National Information Exchange Model/ Global Justice XML Data Model.


Date Created: September 13, 2007