18 • www.icjia.state.il.us • Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority • 2011 Annual Report
Illinois Integrated Justice Information System
The Illinois Integrated Justice Information System (IIJIS) Implementation Board is an intergovernmental effort dedicated to improving the administration of justice by facilitating the electronic sharing of justice information throughout the state.
The IIJIS Implementation Board continued in its efforts to develop a plan for statewide integrated criminal justice information sharing in FY11. Work of the Implementation Board was handled by Planning & Policy, Technical, Outreach, and Funding
In FY11, the committees continued to pursue goals of the Strategic Direction for Enterprise Information Sharing 2009-2012.
The Planning & Policy Committee developed strategic, tactical, and project plans that will improve the electronic sharing of critical information throughout Illinois’ justice system. The committee is also responsible for developing policies to ensure the appropriate collection, use, and dissemination of justice information.
The Technical Committee continued its focus on securing reliable, effective, and efficient information technology infrastructure that facilitates justice information sharing. The Technical Committee continued review of exchange points involved in the Court and Bond Hearing process and conducting a detailed analysis of the existing IT infrastructures throughout the state. The committee also identified existing successful technical architectures that could be used as a framework for developing the technical architecture model for integrated justice in Illinois.
The Outreach Committee continued efforts to raise awareness of the IIJIS initiative. This committee informs justice practitioners and the public about the benefits of developing an integrated justice system in Illinois and publishes the IIJIS electronic newsletter. In FY11, the committee developed educational materials to facilitate the recruitment of members and support for the IIJIS initiative.
The IIJIS Funding Committee continued to seek potential sources of funding through private and governmental entities and developing a boilerplate for grant applications
The 26-member IIJIS Implementation Board was created by Executive Order 2003-16 to impleImplementation
Boardment the Illinois Integrated Justice Information System Strategic Plan. The Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority, Illinois State Police, Office of the Circuit Court of Cook County, and other agencies throughout the state provide staff to support the board’s work. In addition to promoting the integration of justice information systems throughout Illinois, the board is charged with:
• Coordinating the development, adoption, and implementation of plans and strategies for sharing justice information.
• Coordinating the development of systems that enhance integration.
• Establishing standards to facilitate the elec- tronic sharing of justice information.
• Promulgating policies that protect individu- als’ privacy rights related to the sharing of justice information.
For more information, visit the IIJIS website at www.icjia.state.il.us/iijis.
The IIJIS Implementation Board is an intergovernmental effort dedicated to improving the administration of justice by facilitating the electronic sharing of justice information throughout the state.
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