The CJIS GROUP Publications resource contains reports pertaining to technology in the Criminal Justice, Public Safety, Homeland Security, and Health and Human Services communities. Documents are generally gathered through the public domain and include industry trends, agency surveys, technical standards and models, case studies, white papers, and guides.

Title Summary Subject Category Date Publishedsort descending
LEITSC Standard Functional Specifications for Law Enforcement Records Management Systems (RMS) Version II

The Standard Functional Specifications for Law Enforcement Records Management Systems - Version II tools provide guidance to agencies developing a request for proposal (RFP) for purchasing or upgrading a CAD or RMS. They are designed to inform law enforcement about the basic functional requirements that all RMS and CAD systems should have in order to achieve interoperability.

Standards Data Management February 2008
Software Defined Radios Help Agencies Communicate

SDR is a type of radio that uses software to control a radio’s operating parameters and protocols, allowing the radio to be updated and reconfigured, thus minimizing the need to change existing hardware. SDR can overcome the challenges of incom­patible communications systems by allowing radios to be easily updated with new func­tions, protocols, and standards.

Software Defined Radio (SDR) Systems Communications February 2008
Cellular Device Data Recovery Preparation Considerations and Troubleshooting

The purpose of this guide is to provide the data recovery specialist with a basic knowledge of equipment setup and troubleshooting issues that may be encountered during mobile device data recovery.

Data Recovery Data Management March 2008
Federal Efforts are Helping to Address Some Challenges Faced by State and Local Fusion Centers

This testimony focuses on the characteristics of fusion centers as of September 2007 and federal efforts to help alleviate challenges centers identified.

Fusion Centers Data Management April 2008
Governance of Geospatial Resources: Where's the Data? Show Me - Maximizing the Investment in State Geospatial Resources

This issue brief explores government’s demand for geospatial resources and offers recommendations and calls to action for the state Chief Information Officer to meet that demand.

Geospatial Resources Data Management June 2008
Ready for the Challenge? State CIOs and Electronic Records: Issues, Opportunities and Best Practices

This research brief underscores the need for enterprise collaboration for e-records management, provides information on fundamental concerns, outlines a framework for action and provides best practice examples from the states.

E-Records Management Data Management June 2008
A Framework for Improving Cross-Sector Coordination for Emergency Preparedness and Response

Action Steps for Public Health, Law Enforcement, the Judiciary and Corrections

Emergency Preparedness and Response Coordination Data Management June 2008
The MITA Touch: State CIOs and Medicaid IT Transformation

How the MITA initiative can foster information exchange and improve healthcare quality outcomes. This brief, a product of NASCIO’s Health IT Working Group, examines the ways in which state CIOs can play a role in the MITA effort, and how their enterprise view contributes to the holistic vision that MITA promotes across state agencies and all levels of government.

MITA Initiative Data Management July 2008
Strategically Monitoring Sex Offenders - Accessing Community Corrections' Resources to Enhance Law Enforcement Capabilitites

Effective mechanisms to regularly share information regarding supervision and monitoring of sex offenders in the community.

Sex Offender Management Data Management July 2008
Creating a Wireless Network Investigation Toolkit: Basic Hardware and Software Specifications

White paper on hardware and software needed to compile a wireless toolkit.

Wireless Network Communications July 2008