Criminal Intelligence Systems Operating Policies (28 CFR Part 23)
Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Program
28 Code of Federal Regulations Part 23 (28 CFR Part 23) 28 Code of Federal Regulations Part 23 (28 CFR Part 23) is a federal guideline for law enforcement agencies that operate federally funded, multijurisdictional criminal intelligence systems. 28 CFR Part 23 provides guidance for law enforcement agencies on how to operate criminal intelligence information systems effectively while protecting individuals’ privacy and constitutional rights during the collection, storage, and dissemination of criminal intelligence information.
The Institute for Intergovernmental Research (IIR) serves as the training and technical service provider for training, research, and analysis services through the support of grant awards received from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA). IIR provides on-site trainings, online training, and technical assistance that includes on-site visits for compliance with 28 CFR Part 23, a review of policy and procedures for compliance with 28 CFR Part 23, and telephone/e-mail assistance to law enforcement agencies with questions regarding 28 CFR Part 23 issues.
Training and technical assistance opportunities available through the 28 CFR Part 23 TTA include:
A four-hour, on-site Criminal Intelligence Systems Operating Policies (28 CFR Part 23) training that specifically addresses the core principles of the regulation. The training sections include 28 CFR Part 23–An Overview of the Regulation, Complying With the Regulation, Storing Criminal Intelligence, Inquiry and Dissemination of Data, and Review and Purge of Data.
The 28 CFR Part 23 Online Training, which is a modified version of the classroom training that addresses the core principles of the federal regulation. Each training module incorporates a self-assessment feature at the end of the module to ensure that participants understand the basic concepts of the regulation.
Criminal Intelligence Sharing: Protecting Privacy, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties, which is designed to enhance information sharing by clarifying the various rules and regulations to ensure that agencies are more confident as they collect and share information, particularly criminal intelligence information. Topics include Current Issues and Initiatives in Law Enforcement Intelligence, Fundamentals of Privacy, an Overview of 28 CFR Part 23, and Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Lawsuits and Criminal Intelligence Records.
For more information, please visit the Criminal Intelligence Systems Operating Policies (28 CFR Part 23) Web site.