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Regional Information Sharing Systems (RISS) Support

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2015, $4,027,880)

The Justice Information Training and Technical Assistance (JIS TTA) is funded through the Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2015 (Pub. L. No. 113-235, 128 Stat 2130, 2192), 42 U.S.C. § 3796h, and via funding provided by the Program Manager for the Information Sharing Environment. The program addresses a unique challenge facing criminal justice practitioners, namely the challenge of efficient and effective sharing of information between criminal justice agencies and their partners that is critical to preserving public safety and ensuring the fair and expeditious administration of justice. The program promotes innovation, improved efficiency and cost effectiveness, and leverages the collective evidence-based practices known to BJA and its research partners to enhance criminal justice policies and practice in ways that promote public safety and improve public trust.

Under the FY15 JIS TTA program, Category 3: Regional Information Sharing Systems (RISS) Support, the Institute for Intergovernmental Research (IIR) will provide both technical and policy support to the RISS Program. IIR will perform a wide range of duties that are directly responsive to the needs of the RISS Program and its stakeholders. These duties include coordination of certain activities related to RISS Policy Board Group meetings, its subcommittees, and the RISS Directors Association (RDA). RISS Policy Board Group meeting responsibilities include development of agendas, policy research and recommendations, and outreach deliverables. CA/NCF

Date Created: September 27, 2015