Justice Information Sharing Frequently Asked Questions
Many information sharing partners have had fantastic success implementing information sharing initiatives. Recommended best practices for these initiatives, as well as examples of these success stories, can be found in the Policy & Practice section titled Best Practices & Success Stories.
Navigate to the National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) section of National Initiatives to find information about Adoption and Use. You will also find links to implementation resources, such as Training and Technical Assistance Opportunities, Implementation Guidelines, and the NIEM Information Exchange Package Development (IEPD) Clearinghouse.
Organizations offering ongoing training sessions can be found on the Training Opportunities page.
The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) in the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, supports many information sharing projects and programs each year with grant funding opportunities. Access the Funding and Legislation section of Policy & Practice for more information about applying for grant support.
Privacy and Civil Liberties are very important in all information sharing initiatives, and a segment of the National Initiatives section is devoted to Privacy and Civil Liberties Protection. In addition, the Global Justice initiative includes a Privacy and Information Quality Working Group dedicated to addressing privacy in all aspects of Global Justice.
Head to the Fusion Center page in the National Initiatives section. There you'll find the mission of Fusion Centers, development history, community and law enforcement representation in the centers, and much more.
National information sharing initiatives are supported and enabled by federal and state legislation. You can find more information in the Policy & Practice section titled Funding and Legislation.
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