Introduction

Welcome to Global Workspace—a collaboration site for standards development activities associated with the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ), Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative.

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About Global

The Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative (Global) serves as a Federal Advisory Committee (FAC) and through recommendations to the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), advises the U.S. Attorney General on justice and public safety information sharing and integration initiatives. Its standards, recommendations, and products promote better interoperable justice business solutions and enhanced sharing of information while vigorously protecting the privacy and civil liberties of our citizens and the safety of our country. To learn more about Global, please visit http://www.it.ojp.gov/global. A major component within Global and, in particular, a primary focus of this Global Workspace (reference below), is developing, sustaining, and promoting standards-based electronic information exchanges to provide the justice community with timely, accurate, complete, and accessible information in a secure and trusted environment. Under the oversight of BJA, and serving as a subcommittee of the Global Advisory Council (GAC), the primary Global group responsible for developing, reviewing, sustaining, and promoting these aforementioned exchanges is the Global Standards Council (GSC). GSC information can be located at http://www.it.ojp.gov/gsc.

The Global Standards Council employs an enterprise architecture approach for developing and maintaining the cohesive body of Global standards as one Global Standards Package (GSP) - the entire body of normative Global standards work maintained by the GSC. To access a complete list of published artifacts in the Global Standards Package, please visit http://www.it.ojp.gov/gsp.

Global Workspace

Global Workspace, in particular, is a collaboration site that serves two purposes. First, Global Workspace is an efficient and effective means to facilitate collaboration within the Global community when it reviews, develops and/or modifies Global standards, policies, guidelines, and other Global-associated deliverables. Second, once these deliverables are ready for public review and comment to practitioners, partners, and other consumers of the Global product line, Global Workspace supports this expanded collaboration in an efficient, yet structured manner, while simultaneously affording public users an easy way to review and comment. When Global standards and products are opened for public comment, the deliverables will be posted on this page. Please check back periodically and/or subscribe via www.it.ojp.gov/Subscriptions/ to receive an email notice when new standards are posted and open for public comment. Once a Global standard has been approved, it will be made available in its final form on the same Global sites referenced above.  

Thank you for your interest in Global!

Global Standards and Products Open For Comment

 

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  New Items Open for Comment 

 

NOTE:  None of the artifacts open for public comment have been edited.  Therefore, we request your public review and comment on substantive issues only.

 

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)—in response to recommendations from the Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative (Global) a Federal Advisory Committee (FAC) to the U.S. Attorney General on justice information sharing, together with support from the Global Standards Council (GSC)—is pleased to make available the following draft standards for an open public comment period:

 

Draft Arrest Reporting Reference Service:  Reporting arrest information is critical in keeping justice business partners and systems up-to-date with current details regarding arrests.  This service provides the ability to report new arrests, provide updates to arrests, and is intended to assist with automating policy response to reporting arrest information.   A likely consumer of this service is any agency able to issue arrest reports, most likely law enforcement agencies.

 

Draft Disposition Reporting Reference Service. Reporting disposition information is critical in keeping justice business partners and systems up-to-date with current details regarding dispositions.  This service provides the ability to report dispositions and is intended to assist with automating a policy response to reporting disposition information.   A likely consumer of this service is any agency able to issue disposition reports, most likely courts.

 

INSTRUCTIONS:  Please access each service by clicking on the service titles above.  Each link will permit you to download a “.zip” file for each service.  Therein, you’ll discover a corresponding Service Description Document (SDD) and Service Interface Description Document (SIDD) for each service, along with other service internals.  Upon review of the services, please follow the instructions below should you have any comments to return.

 

DEADLINE to review and comment on the services is AUGUST 18, 2015.

 

Commenting Instructions: Accessing the links above will allow you to read a description before you choose to download it. Once you are prepared to make comments, return to the same link and there you will see in smaller print “add a comment” above the words “Document Details.”

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