DHS Law Enforcement Information Sharing Initiative

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DHS Law Enforcement Information Sharing Initiative
Homeland Security Investigations
Law Enforcement Information Sharing Initiative
Presented to IACP LEIM Conference, May 2012
DHS Law Enforcement Information Sharing
Service (LEIS Service)
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Electronic Web-based service to query DHS sensitive but unclassified law
enforcement subject information
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Allows law enforcement agencies to query DHS law enforcement records using
subject name and/or identifying number
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User receives hit information containing subject biographic information, mug shots or
images, and record numbers for follow-up with the 24/7 law enforcement support
center
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LEIS Service currently searches ICE criminal subject files and ICE and CBP
immigration violator subject files
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LEIS Service is LEXS 3.1.4 and NIEM compliant
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Connecting law enforcement agency will receive mug shots or images if their
interface to LEIS Service is LEXS 3.1.4 compliant
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DHS LEIS Service Evolution
FY 2006 – Mercury Pilot
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Share ICE SAC
Seattle Data
Allowed members of
LInX NW to view
DHS/ICE LE
Information
Unstructured
Narrative Information
was hand carried by
Agents on a CD Rom
2006
FY 2008 – Web-based
FY 2011 – Expand
LEIS Service Launched Sharing Capabilities
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Allow LE agencies to •
rapidly share and
access LE
information
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Bidirectional
capability
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Expand
bidirectional
capabilities
Improve ability to
transmit biometric
information
Increase DHS LE
Data available for
sharing
2008
2011
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FY 2012 – Sharing Images
and Enriched Data with
Additional Partners
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Partner Migration to New
LEIS Service
Addition of N-DEx
Photo/Mug Shot Sharing
2012
DHS LEIS Service Accomplishments
• Forged agreements with eleven law enforcement regional
information sharing service communities (including LInX, Nlets,
N-DEx).
• Established connectivity with all partners including Nlets and NDEx
• Initiated discussions on international law enforcement information
sharing with:
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UK Serious Organized Crime Agency (SOCA)
EUROPOL Strategic Alliance Group (SAG)
Preventing and Combating Serious Crimes (PCSC) Initiative
International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL)
• Conducted testing of exchange of data with PCSC countries.
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DHS LEIS Service Network
N-DEx August 2011
1000+ Agencies
Nationwide
(LInX NW)
Seattle - Aug 2008
291 Agencies
MSA Pop – 2.5M
LASD (COPLINK) –
Mar 2008; 1 Agency
MSA Pop. – 9.9M
(LInX National
Capital Region)
115 Agencies
MSA Pop. 5.3M
AZ Link - 3Q 2009
42 agencies
Pop. 6.6M
(LInX Hampton Roads)
Expected 33 Agencies
MSA – Pop. 1.7M
ARJIS (SD) – Mar 2008
59 Agencies
MSA Pop. 3.0M
So Cal LInX - 1Q FY2011
MSA Pop. 17.7M
TX LEAP - 3Q 2009
100 Agencies
State Pop. – 23.8M
Nlets – 784K Law
Enforcement Officers in
US and Canada
TDEx –September 2009
464 Agencies
State Pop. – 23.8M
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DHS LEIS Service Usage by Agency
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DHS LEIS Service Usage by ORI Mapping
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Analyze Use for DHS
Users and LEIS Service
Users to Target
Outreach
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Outreach Includes:
9 Site Visits
9 Training
9 Education
9 Demonstration
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DHS LEIS Service Challenges
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Compatibility of systems interface
Data quality for outbound and inbound hit information
User training
Adding additional data sources, i.e., FPS, Secret
Service, Coast Guard, TSA
• Enriching existing data with disposition information
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DHS LEIS Service Moving Forward
• Focus on connections with N-DEx and Nlets to serve the
largest community of law enforcement users
• N-DEx: Over 4,500 law enforcement agencies
connected
• Nlets: Over 800,000 law enforcement users
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DHS LEIS Service and Nlets
All Nlets subscribers can access LEIS Service by utilizing
the GPQ message key to conduct queries through:
• State or Federal agency Nlets switch and interface
• Nlets portal
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DHS LEIS Service-Nlets Search Capabilities
Name, or Name and DOB, or Identifying Number Searches
• Tactical query and hit information to determine in short order if
a record exists and who to contact for more information.
• Hit information includes the following:
– Possible matching subjects based on similar name and name
order.
– Biographical information on possible matching subjects such as
name, DOB, POB, address, phone number, record number,
height, weight, eye color, hair color, identifying number.
– 24/7 point of contact for more information.
– Provides a hit/no hit capability with biographic information to
determine if the record matches the subject encountered by
officer on the street.
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DHS LEIS Service Nlets Sample GPQ Query
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DHS LEIS Service Nlets Hit Information Rendered Content
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DHS LEIS Service Nlets Hit Information Rendered Content
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DHS LEIS Service and Nlets: On the Horizon
DHS Baseball Card Hit Return
• A GPQ query in Nlets and matching record hit will return
a rap sheet and mug shot or photo with disposition
information.
• Requirement: Search must be a name and DOB search
or an identifying number search.
• Provides tactical hit information to identify the subject by
photo and inform the officer of prior violation and
disposition.
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DHS Baseball Card Hit Return
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DHS LEIS Service and Nlets: On the Horizon
“Save our children…RFA/RFI messaging to law
enforcement” in development
• An Nlets administrative message with image attachment
from ICE Homeland Security Investigations
• Requests assistance/information from law enforcement
in identifying and locating child victims and suspects in
crimes against children.
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Save our children…RFA/RFI messaging to law
enforcement
Save our children…
the DHS-Nlets administrative
message to law enforcement for
information and assistance in
locating and identifying child
victims.
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Save our children…RFA/RFI messaging to law
enforcement
DHS and Nlets partnership to send electronic administrative messages
and photos to all law enforcement:
• Request to identify and locate child victims and suspects for Homeland
Security Investigations Child Exploitation Investigations Unit and U.S.
federal, tribal, state and local law enforcement and Canadian law
enforcement;
• Messages contain photos to aid law enforcement in identifying and
locating the victim, surroundings, and suspect;
• Messages provide a means for electronic dissemination and response
to/from law enforcement 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Law Enforcement Sensitive
Save our children…RFA/RFI messaging to
law enforcement
How you can help…
All U.S. and Canadian law enforcement agencies that are
Nlets partners can participate;
Look for the RFA/RFI in your Nlets message queue;
Disseminate the messages to all sworn officers;
Copyright © 2011 National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. All rights reserved.
Respond to the message 24/7 at the Nlets ORI for the ICE
Homeland Security Investigations Tip-line, or at the following
numbers/address:
(866) 347-2423 (for calls from the US, Mexico, and Canada)
(802) 872-6199 (for calls from any country around the world)
www.ice.gov/tips (internet tip form)
“It shouldn’t hurt to be a child.”
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Save our children…RFA/RFI messaging to
law enforcement; current capability
• Currently, RFA/RFI are disseminated through law
enforcement email to law enforcement information sharing
partners
• With the addition of Nlets dissemination of RFA/RFI, the
capability will be expanded to potentially in excess of 800,000
law enforcement recipients of RFA/RFI.
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Recent Successes
February 2012
• An RFA/RFI from Flathead County Sheriff’s Office, MT, was disseminated to
law enforcement sharing partners via email.
• Within an hour, Flathead County Sheriff’s Office received responses
regarding identity and location of suspect in abduction of 12 year-old girl.
• 12 year-old victim was subsequently rescued and suspect was located and
arrested.
October 2011
• An RFA/RFI to identify and locate a crimes against children suspect was
disseminated via email to sharing partners. Sharing partners further
disseminated RFA/RFI to ICAC.
• Responses received led to location and arrest of the suspect and provided
de-confliction for law enforcement agencies involved in the same
investigation.
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Contact Information
DHS Law Enforcement
Information Sharing Initiative
[email protected]
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