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Disposition Reporting Service Specification, Version 1.0

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14 pages
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This service package provides the documents necessary for stakeholders to gain an understanding of the Disposition Reporting Service and the rules applicable to its implementation; the main components of the Service Specification are the Service Description and Service Interface Description documents, artifacts, sample, and schema folders with related files, and metadata files.


The Service Description Document provides stakeholders with all aspects of the Disposition Reporting Service (DRS) that are not directly tied to the physical implementation of the service, while the Service Interface Description Document provides a description of the physical implementation of the DRS. The DRS provides criminal justice organizations with the ability to report disposition information, which is critical to keeping justice business partners and systems updated with current charge disposition details. The Service Description Document lays out the Service overview, including scope, capabilities, real-world effects, security classification, service specification package version, and more; Service interoperability requirements, including Service interaction requirements, assumptions, and dependencies, execution context, policies and contracts, and other requirements; it also provides service model information, with information and behavior models. The Service Interface Description Document is a companion document to the DRS Service Description Document, providing a physical model; execution context; Service interaction requirements; interface description requirements; message exchange patterns; message definition mechanisms; automated and nonautomated policies and contracts; umbrella agreements; security and privacy information; and service testing. The DRS Service Specification Package also provides stakeholders with artifacts, sample, and schema folders containing relevant files.

Date Published: January 1, 2015