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Offender Tracking Record Transfer Service Specification, Version 1.0

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This Service Specification package provides the files and documents necessary for stakeholders to gain an understanding of the Offender Tracking Record Transfer 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 and schema folders with related files, as well as metadata files.


The Service Description Document (SDD) provides stakeholders with all aspects of the Offender Tracking Record Transfer Service (OTRTS) that are not directly tied to the physical implementation of the service, while the Service Interface Description Document (SIDD) provides a description of the physical implementation of the OTRTS. The OTRTS allows the transfer of offender tracking information from one system to another through the use of Global standards; it receives offender tracking information for further processing. For the purposes of this document, offenders are defined as persons under supervision. The SDD lays out the Service overview, including scope, capabilities, real-world effects, security classification, service specification package version, and more; it also provides Service interoperability requirements, including Service interaction requirements, Service assumptions and dependencies, policies and contracts, security, and other requirements; as well as service model information, including behavior and information models and data provenance. The SIDD in this Service Package provides a companion document to the OTRTS Service Description Document. It provides physical model information; Service interaction requirements; interface description requirements; message exchange patterns and definition mechanisms; policies and contracts, including automated and nonautomated service contracts; umbrella agreements; security and privacy information; and service testing.

Date Published: January 1, 2016