DOJ Press Release letterhead

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, February 25, 2005
http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/
Office of Justice Programs
Contact: Sheila Jerusalem
Phone: (202) 307-0703
TTY: (202) 514-1888

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** DEPARTMENTS OF JUSTICE AND HOMELAND SECURITY WILL BRIEF ON INFORMATION SHARING ADVANCEMENTS

WHAT: Officials from the United States Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, and the United States Department of Homeland Security will conduct an executive briefing on the Global Justice Extensible Markup Language (XML) Data Model (Global JXDM). This model enables local, state, tribal and federal justice and public safety agencies to more effectively share information regardless of computer system or platform. The model expedites crime solving and saves money by improving the ability of justice and public safety agencies to share and translate information among differing communications systems.
WHO: Tracy Henke, Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Justice Programs
Van Hitch, Chief Information Officer, Department of Justice
Steve Cooper, Chief Information Officer, Department of Homeland Security
Domingo Herraiz, Director of the Bureau of Justice Assistance
WHEN: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m., Monday, February 28, 2005
Credentialed media should arrive in advance with ID and check-in at designated table.
WHERE: Marriott Crystal Gateway
1700 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202

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