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Wisconsin Department of Corrections

Justice
2014 Best of NIEM winner

Previously, the Wisconsin Department of Corrections (DOC) shared offender information with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) via batch files once a day. Information was sometimes up to 36 hours old—a risk when law enforcement needed up-to-date information to make decisions on public and...

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Consular Systems and Technology, Enterprise Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) Migration

Immigration
Screening
2011 Best of NIEM winner

The U.S. Department of State’s Office of Consular Systems and Technology keeps one of the largest databases in government, growing by two terabytes each month. The office has overcome multiple data exchange challenges in validating identity through using Service-Oriented Architecture carrying...

U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) Program

Immigration
2009 Best of NIEM winner

USCIS is the government agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United States. USCIS receives and processes 7.5 million applications and petitions per year for more than 50 types of immigration benefits. The current process of receiving and processing these applications and petitions was...

Temporary Resident Biometrics Project

Biometrics
Immigration
Justice
Screening
2013 Best of NIEM winner

The Temporary Resident Biometrics Project (TRBP) was delivered through a partnership of three Canadian government departments—Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), and Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)—and the United States Citizenship and Immigration...

Pima County, AZ Justice-Health Integration Project

Emergency Management
2014 Best of NIEM winner

Like many jurisdictions across the country, Pima County, Arizona faces challenges managing offender care and their successful re-entry into the community as service demands increase and budgets decrease. The Pima County Justice-Health Integration Initiative used NIEM to leverage participating...

Pennsylvania Data Quality Framework Project (DQ2)

Justice
2011 Best of NIEM winner

By collaborating on a customized toolkit that coached counties on law enforcement best practices, 33 independently run counties in Pennsylvania now use NIEM schema for case management. The result of the Pennsylvania Data Quality Framework Project (DQ2) is an average improvement of 271 percent in...

Open Justice Broker Consortium – Subscription/Notification

Justice
2013 Best of NIEM winner

Probationers and parolees may have contact with law enforcement—such as an arrest—however, their probation or parole officers might not learn about this contact until days or even weeks later. Through an automated information exchange between the state’s booking system and probation and parole...

Northern Virginia CAD2CAD Exchange

Emergency Management
2011 Best of NIEM winner

Four jurisdictions in Virginia (Alexandria, Arlington County, Fairfax, and Fairfax County) sharing emergency equipment since the 1970s previously determined "closest unit" availability by a series of phone calls between dispatch centers. Using the Northern Virginia CAD2CAD...

New York State Justice Center Incident Report

Human Services
Justice
2013 Best of NIEM winner

The New York State Justice Center is a joint program supported by New York State Information Technology Services, State Education Department, Department of Health, Office for Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, Office for Children and Family Services, Office of Mental Health, and Behavioral...

New York State Integrated Justice Portal (IJP)

Justice
2011 Best of NIEM winner

Workstations with dated software applications were replaced by browser-based access using reusable services and standardized NIEM exchanges. The portal relies on a private cloud to process 1.5 million daily transactions. Single queries returning information from up to 14 data sources now connect...