Publications

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 ascending
APCO White Paper: High Priority Information Sharing Needs for Emergency Communications and First Responders

This paper identifies high priority information sharing capabilities currently needed for the emergency communications and first responder communities. As a listing of information sharing needs with a simple description and suggested deliverables for each, it is not intended to provide a detailed analysis, exploration, or case scenario of each issue.

Information Sharing Data Management, Communications June 2012
Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Update: The Beginnings of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Implementation—Moving Towards Improving Health Outcomes

Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) provide a critical source of health insurance coverage to low-income pregnant women, infants, and children. These reports highlight state trends in health care coverage for women and children through Medicaid and SCHIP.

Maternal and Child Health Data Management May 2012
2011 National Network of Fusion Centers - Final Report

The 2011 National Network of Fusion Centers Final Report (Final Report) describes the overall capabilities of the National Network based on the 2011 Fusion Center Assessment (2011 Assessment) data. This report includes (1) a detailed analysis of the collective capability of fusion centers, (2) an analysis of the effectiveness of federal support to fusion centers, and (3) recommendations for Federal Government action to support the National Network in further building its capabilities.

Fusion Centers Data Management April 2012
A System of Trust: Privacy Policies for Justice Information Sharing

This National Governors Association brief identifies common challenges that states face when developing privacy policies for justice information systems and provides a roadmap for states to implement privacy policies based on the experiences of other states.

Privacy Policies Data Management April 2012
Classified National Security Information Program for State, Local, Tribal and Private Sector Entities Implementing Directive

This directive is issued in accordance with Executive Order 13549, "Classified National Security Information Program for State, Local, Tribal, and Private Sector Entities." Its purpose is to instill uniformity and consistency in the application of security standards for state, local, tribal and private sector entities (SLTPS2) with whom classified information is shared and prescribes the processes and standards for providing access to and safeguarding of such information when shared with SLTPS entities.

Information Sharing Data Management January 2012
Strategies for States to Encourage and Fund Community Care Teams

Strategies for States to Encourage and Fund Community Care Teams outlines the role that community care teams can play in improving the quality and value of health care provided by the states, especially to Med­icaid populations. It also identifies strategies that states can adopt to promote the use of multidis­ciplinary care teams and to put sustainable financing in place. To realize the potential benefits of medical homes and community care teams, states and other payers must help finance the upfront cost of establish­ing them.

Community Care Teams Data Management January 2012
Relationships Between Fusion Centers and Emergency Operations Centers

This report, prepared by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of Inspector General (OIG), addresses the strengths and weaknesses of Fusion Centers and Emergency Operations Centers relationships, interactions, and capacity to share information with one another. It is based on interviews with employees and officials of relevant agencies and institutions, direct observations, and a review of applicable documents.

Fusion Centers Data Management November 2011
State Efforts in Sentencing and Corrections Reform

States continue to struggle during what is the most difficult fiscal environment since the Great Depression. Projections are that the economic recovery will be slow, forcing states to think long-term about how to do more with less. Full economic recovery may not happen until the end of the decade. With corrections among states’ largest expenditures, many are rethinking their approaches to sentencing and corrections practices as they seek to constrain spending.

State Sentencing and Corrections Reform Data Management October 2011
State CIO Priorities for 2012

Each year NASCIO conducts a survey of the state CIOs to identify and prioritize the top policy and technology issues facing state government. The top ten priorities are identified and used as input to NASCIO's programs, planning for conference sessions, and publications.

Policy and Technology Issues for State Government Uncategorized October 2011
Capitals in the Clouds - The Case for Cloud Computing in State Government Part II: Challenges and Opportunities to Get Your Data Right

Cloud computing brings with it opportunities, issues and risks. One major consideration that must be addressed is the management of data – governance, stewardship, consistency, ownership and security. Data is the lifeblood of state government operations and critical for service delivery. With the fiscal stress and operational pressures that are driving state and local governments toward serious consideration and adoption of cloud computing, the data must not be ignored. These pressures must be managed intelligently to avoid pushing government into a future situation that could constitute greater cost, and more difficulty in achieving interoperability of government lines of business and government jurisdictions.

Cloud Computing Data Management September 2011

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