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National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) Technical Support Project

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2014, $234,600)

The Justice Information Sharing Training and Technical Assistance (JIS TTA) Program supports the efforts of state, local, and tribal criminal justice agencies to adopt innovative justice information sharing solutions through the provision of training and technical assistance services. This program is funded under the Edward Byrne Memorial Competitive Grant Program (Byrne Competitive Program) and the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program. Authorized by Pub. L. No.113-76, , 128 Stat. 5, 62, the Byrne Competitive Program helps communities improve the functioning and capacity of their state and local criminal justice systems and provides for national support efforts including training and technical assistance programs strategically targeted to address local, state and tribal needs.

The Institute for Intergovernmental Research (IIR) will support to the National Information Exchange Model, on behalf of the (NIEM ) Program Management Office (PMO), the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and the Bureau of Justice Assistance. NIEM is an interagency initiative that provides the foundation and building blocks for nationwide interoperable information sharing and data exchange. IIR will continue to offer a range of technical assistance, to include facilitating meetings, communicating with partners, offering development services, and maintaining its online resources to support the NIEM mission of providing a seamless information sharing environment.


Date Created: September 18, 2014