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.

Titlesort descending Summary Subject Category Date Published
FDLE Report on Progress by Executive Order #01-300

Strengthening Domestic Security in Florida

Homeland Security Biometrics, Data Management October 2001
FDLE and Florida Division of Emergency Management - Assessing Anti-Terrorism Capabilities

Assessment and Recommendations to Strengthen Florida’s Anti-terrorism Preparedness and Prevention

Interoperability and Information Sharing Data Management, Communications September 2001
FDLE and Florida Division of Emergency Management - Domestic Security Strategic - Plan

Strengthening Domestic Security, Florida Strategic Plan and Funding Strategy

Funding Data Management, Communications October 2001
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
FieldSearch: A Tool For Monitoring Sex Offenders

Monitoring sex offenders'computer use can reinforce prohibitions on access to sexual material; help treatment agencies understand and treat offenders; and provide evidence of new crimes, such as possession of child pornography. A powerful tool called Field Search enables law enforcement and community corrections officers to deal with sex offenders' ready access to the Internet and to monitor and manage their computer use.

Computer Forensics Software Data Management March 2010
FIRST MAYORS' REPORT TO THE NATION:Tracking Federal Homeland Security FundsSent to the 50 State GovernmentsA 168-City/50-State Survey

Mayors have been working very closely with the Department of Homeland Security and Secretary Tom Ridge, and with key members of Congress, on the homeland security issues that they consider most important. How best to get local first responders the resources they need tops their list of priorities.  The survey points to improvements that need to be made to the current process.

Funding Data Management, Communications September 2003
FirstNet Single Point of Contact by State

Looking for your State’s FirstNet Contact? Click here to obtain the full list of FirstNet Contacts by State.

FirstNet, Broadband, Data Communications Communications January 2016
Fog Computing Conceptual Model

Managing the data generated by Internet of Things (IoT) sensors and actuators is one of the biggest challenges faced when deploying an IoT system.  Traditional cloud-based IoT systems are challenged by the large scale, heterogeneity, and high latency witnessed in some cloud ecosystems. One solution is to decentralize applications, management, and data analytics into the network itself using a distributed and federated compute model.  This approach has become known as fog computing.  This document presents the conceptual model of fog and mist computing and how they relate to cloud-based computing models for IoT.  This document further characterizes important properties and aspects of fog computing, including service models, deployment strategies, and provides a baseline of what fog computing is, and how it may be used.

Cloud Computing Data Management, Communications March 2018
Forensic Optical Topography - A Landscape Study

The National Institute of Justice’s (NIJ’s) Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (FTCoE) at RTI International directed this landscape study of optical topography instrument for implementation in forensic practice with input from law enforcement, crime laboratories, research scientists, and practitioners in the criminal justice community. A landscape study, in concept, is designed to provide a comprehensive list of market participants, their products, and product features to enable better informed decisions by end users. This report provides a landscape view of currently available optical topography systems for firearms identification. It is intended to provide forensic laboratory directors, practitioners, and stakeholders with a survey of commercial systems and a basic introduction to the technology. 

Optical topography systems for firearms identification Data Management December 2016
Fostering Innovation in Community and Institutional Corrections: Identifying High-Priority Technology and Other Needs

The agencies of the U.S. corrections enterprise manage offenders confined in prisons and jails and those who have been released into the community on probation and parole. To better achieve its objectives and play its role within the criminal justice enterprise, the sector needs innovation in corrections technology, policy, and practice. This report draws on published literature and new structured deliberations of a practitioner Corrections Advisory Panel to frame an innovation agenda. It identifies and prioritizes potential improvements in technology, policy, and practice in both community and institutional corrections. 

Corrections Technology Uncategorized February 2017

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