Ericson discusses the development of an information sharing enterprise wherein lawmakers have issued strong worded guidance to system developers, agents, officers and those tasked with keeping justice information private and secure. Information sharing venture is a challenge in functional and operational cohesiveness. It must build a system that not only provides a region-wide view to criminal justice information but also emergent legal stricture.
Ownership Is Everything
Regardless of the complexity wrought by strongly worded statutes, developing an information sharing enterprise is first constrained by the laws it must keep. Data regulations within the criminal justice arena are not inherently encumbering, but to a greater degree than any other industry, they are terribly unforgiving of any carelessness, incapacity or neglect.For good reason, lawmakers have issued strongly worded guidance to system developers, agents, officers, and those tasked with keeping our justice information private and secure. Agencies demanding information sharing capabilities have only complicated the web of requirements written as the foundation for assuring information stored in law enforcement data repositories across the country.As more and more sharing ini...