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Criminal Intelligence Systems Operating Policies (28 CFR Part 23) National Training and Technical Assistance Program

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2014, $200,000)

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 provide training and technical assistance on behalf of the Bureau of Justice Assistance to assist state and local law enforcement in understanding 28 CFR Part 23. IIR will enhance criminal justice policies and practices in ways that promote public safety and improve public trust. The goals is improve justice information sharing through an increased understanding of the regulation and its applicability to promoting privacy and civil liberties protections, improve security and accountability in the management of criminal intelligence data, and support the efforts of jurisdictions across the nation to implement and comply with 28 CFR Part 23.


Date Created: September 2, 2014