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Continuing education and development is essential to the criminal justice system.
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Timely sharing of information among law enforcement and public safety entities is a critical component of safeguarding our communities and our country.
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Collaboration among stakeholders is an essential element of success for an organization.
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The tools IIR developed and maintains assist law enforcement agencies in meeting the technical requirements of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA).
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IIR specializes in the development and implementation of intergovernmental programs. The impact of IIR expertise and services is far-reaching, including initiatives in the areas of Criminal Justice, Information Sharing, Strategic Collaboration, and SORNA Implementation.

Criminal Justice

Continuing education and development is essential to the criminal justice system. These dynamic initiatives provide law enforcement and other criminal justice professionals with solutions that meet the ever-changing agency and community needs.



Center for Task Force Training™ (CenTF) Program


The CenTF Program provides training and technical assistance services to law enforcement agencies throughout the United States and focuses on the management of multijurisdictional task force operations.


CenTF Program

State and Local Anti-Terrorism Training (SLATT®) Program


The SLATT Program provides specialized terrorism detection, investigation, and interdiction training and technical assistance services to state, local, and tribal law enforcement and prosecution authorities throughout the United States. SLATT offers classroom and online training and resources.

The Communities Against Terrorism (CAT) initiative, a component of the SLATT Program, enhances law enforcement’s capacity to detect and deter violent extremism by providing resources outlining potential indicators of terrorism for specific industries. Materials are designed to be shared with businesses to support relationship-building efforts.


SLATT® Program

VALOR Initiative


The VALOR Initiative provides all levels of law enforcement with tools to help prevent violence against law enforcement officers and enhance officer safety, wellness, and resiliency. VALOR is a comprehensive effort that includes classroom and Web-based training, research, and resources for sworn state, local, and tribal law enforcement officers.


VALOR Initiative

Information Sharing

Timely sharing of information among law enforcement and public safety entities is a critical component of safeguarding our communities and our country. IIR continues to be at the forefront, supporting information sharing efforts among all levels of government, while ensuring that citizens’ privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties are protected.



28 CFR Part 23 Training and Technical Assistance Program


This program promotes effective information sharing by clarifying the various rules and regulations that govern the collection, receipt, storage, and dissemination of criminal intelligence information and promotes the protection of privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties.


28 CFR Part 23 Program

Global Initiative


The U.S. Department of Justice’s Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative (Global) was created to support the broadscale exchange of pertinent justice and public safety information. It promotes standards-based electronic information exchange to provide the justice community with timely, accurate, and accessible information in a secure and trusted environment.


Global Initiative

Information Sharing Environment (ISE) Project and Privacy Guidelines


The Information Sharing Environment (ISE) Project and Privacy Guidelines provide privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties (P/CRCL) subject-matter expertise and assistance in the implementation and automation of the ISE privacy requirements and protections to support sharing of information while ensuring the P/CRCL rights of citizens.


ISE Project and Privacy Guidance

Justice Information Sharing Web site (it.ojp.gov)


The Justice Information Sharing Web site is a comprehensive information sharing resource for justice practitioners at all levels of government, providing timely and useful information on justice integration and relevant technological developments.


It.ojp.gov

National Criminal Intelligence Resource Center (NCIRC)


The NCIRC provides criminal justice professionals with a multitude of resources for law enforcement operations available through both the public and secure NCIRC Web sites.


NCIRC

National Information Exchange Model (NIEM)


The National Information Exchange Model is a federal, state, local, and tribal interagency initiative providing a foundation for seamless information exchange. Practitioners of government and industry share accurate, complete, timely, and appropriately secured information to enable informed decision making for the greater good.


NIEM

National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C)


The National White Collar Crime Center provides support services to state and local law enforcement for the prevention, investigation, and prosecution of high-tech and economic crime.


NW3C

Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) Initiative


The Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting Initiative builds on what law enforcement and other agencies have been doing for years—gathering information regarding criminal activity—and establishes a standardized process whereby SAR information can be shared among agencies to help prevent terrorism-related activity.


SAR Initiative

Regional Information Sharing Systems® (RISS)


RISS is a nationwide program that provides secure information sharing, analytical and investigative support, and officer safety event deconfliction to hundreds of thousands of local, state, federal, and tribal law enforcement and criminal justice professionals across the country.


RISS

Strategic Collaboration

Collaboration among stakeholders is an essential element of success for an organization. The solutions to crime prevention and reduction require the careful planning and commitment of many entities. IIR supports collaborative initiatives that facilitate the reduction of crime, violence, abuse, gang membership, and more.



COPS Office Collaborative Reform Initiative


The Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Collaborative Reform Initiative is designed to improve trust between law enforcement agencies and the communities they serve by providing a means to organizational transformation around specific issues.


COPS Initiative

Criminal Intelligence Coordinating Council (CICC)


CICC members represent law enforcement and homeland security agencies from all levels of government. The CICC advocates for state, local, and tribal law enforcement and their efforts to develop and share criminal intelligence for the purpose of promoting public safety and securing the nation.


CICC

Gang Resistance Education And Training (G.R.E.A.T.) Program


The G.R.E.A.T. Program focuses on student and family life-skills development to help youth avoid delinquent behavior, violence, and gang membership. The Program offers four components designed for elementary and middle school students instructed by certified criminal justice professionals.


G.R.E.A.T. Program

Law Enforcement Forecasting Group (LEFG)


The Law Enforcement Forecasting Group utilizes the expertise of law enforcement leaders and academic research professionals to analyze emerging issues and trends to develop law enforcement policy recommendations and to disseminate the findings and recommendations via briefings, publications, and presentations.


LEFG

National Gang Center (NGC)


The National Gang Center (NGC) assists policymakers, researchers, criminal justice practitioners, direct service providers, and other community members in their efforts to reduce gang involvement and street gang activity.


NGC

Violence Reduction Network (VRN) initiative


VRN is a comprehensive violence reduction strategy created by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to leverage the broad spectrum of existing DOJ resources to provide strategic, intensive training and technical assistance to select cities that are troubled by high rates of chronic violence.


VRN

SORNA Implementation

The tools IIR developed and maintains assist law enforcement agencies in meeting the technical requirements of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA). The system provides the public with real-time access to safety information.



National Sex Offender Public Website (NSOPW)


The Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Website provides real-time access to registered sex offender information from states, Indian tribes, and U.S. territories from a single search interface.


NSOPW

Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) Exchange Portal


The SORNA Exchange Portal is a secure online communication system that facilitates the sharing of information between sex offender registration jurisdictions.


SORNA Exchange Portal

Sex Offender Registry Tool (SORT)


The Sex Offender Registry Tool is a sex offender management system and public registry Web site that assists states, at no cost, in complying with the registry system requirements of SORNA.


SORT

Tribe and Territory Sex Offender Registry System (TTSORS)


TTSORS is a hosted sex offender management system and public registry Web site that assists tribes and territories in complying with the registry system requirements of SORNA.


TTSORS