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Georgia Information Sharing Initiative

Award Information

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2014, $498,234)

The FY 2014 Justice Information Sharing (JIS) Solutions Implementation Program is funded under the Edward Byrne Memorial Competitive Grant Program (Byrne Competitive Program), the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program, or external transfer from the Program Manager for the Information Sharing Environment (PMISE). It is authorized by the Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2014, Pub. L. No.113-76. BJA funds will support the implementation of justice information sharing solutions that address critical challenges currently faced by state, local, and tribal criminal justice agencies. The JIS solutions implemented under this program will support criminal justice policies, practices, and programs that are data-driven and evidence-based.

The Georgia Criminal Justice Coordinating Council will link risk/needs data and health data from the state database to a data portal/case management system in a global standard. The goals is to share pertinent information regarding criminogenic risk, mental health/substance abuse status, and returning citizen needs between the state prison system and local community service boards (CSBs). CA/NCF

Date Created: September 8, 2014