- JIS was formed in 1992 by Metro Ordinance 092-415
- Membership is made up of elected or appointed justice officials.
- The JIS Policy Committee is the primary policy decision maker. This committee is made up of all elected/appointed justice officials.
- The Operations Subcommittee is responsible for inter agency operational decisions.
- 2013-2014 Presiding Officers: Chair – Judge Mike Mondelli, Vice-Chair – Judge Thomas Brothers.
- The JIS Director reports directly to the chair/vice-chair and is responsible for day-to-day operational decisions.