What is the Justice Data
The Justice Data Warehouse (JDW) is a central repository of key criminal and
juvenile justice information from the Iowa Court Information System (ICIS)
and information from the Iowa Correctional Offender Network (ICON) system.
The JDW is located on a platform with the Information Technology Department
as one part of the Enterprise Data Warehouse. The JDW is managed by the Division
of Criminal and Juvenile Justice Planning (CJJP), Iowa Department of Human
The overall mission of the JDW is to provide
the judicial, legislative and executive branches of State Government,
and other entities, with improved statistical and decision support
information pertaining to justice system activities.
In October 2001, the Justice Research and Statistics Association (JRSA) awarded
CJJP the Certificate of Recognition for Technical Innovation for the JDW
Project as "an outstanding example of leadership in applying new technologies
and analysis methods to the information needs of the justice community.