Introduction to Criminal Justice Information Systems
By: Ralph Ioimo (author)Hardback
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The proliferation of information systems throughout the criminal justice system has prompted many universities supporting criminal justice programs to add criminal justice information systems technology to their curriculums. Several universities have gone so far as to hire professors with specializations in information technology and to offer criminal justice information systems as an area of concentration. Introduction to Criminal Justice Information Systems gives an overview of the various software systems and technologies currently used in the criminal justice environment. The book covers a variety of topics critical to each member of the criminal justice system: police, prosecutor, courts, and corrections. It details the current systems in use, how they are used, and how separate systems interact with others. It also suggests how the current technology and the processes built upon it will evolve. While designed as a textbook to meet the needs of an introductory criminal justice information technology course, Introduction to Criminal Justice Information Systems is also a flexible resource useful to professionals in relevant areas of the criminal justice system.
With rapidly increasing development and use of technology in modern law enforcement, this book provides a much-needed reference for those who are responsible for its implementation as well as an essential introduction to those who will become responsible for it. An instructor's manual is available as an electronic download upon request.
Dr. Ralph Ioimo is an associate professor and the head of the Justice and Public Safety Department at Auburn University in Montgomery, Alabama. He has over 30 years of law enforcement and public management experience and was a deputy chief of police with the Simi Valley Police Department in California. He assisted the nation in establishing the first standardized police records management system and has participated in state and national steering committees on public safety automation. He has lectured at numerous state and national conferences and symposiums on public safety technology issues and has been published in trade and academic journals on a variety of information technology issues. He was the first executive director of the Integrated Justice Information Systems Institute in Ashburn, Virginia. He also uses his extensive professional and academic experience to provide unique approaches to system implementation consulting.
Overview of Criminal Justice Information Systems Introduction The Evolution of CJISs Exploring Criminal Justice Enterprise Computing Data Warehousing and Data Mining Workgroup Applications in Criminal Justice Agencies Current Trends in CJISs References Justice Information System Standards and National Systems Introduction Hypertext Markup Language Extensible Markup Language Uniform Crime Reports Law Enforcement Online National Law Enforcement Telecommunication System Law Enforcement Information Technology Standards Council World Wide Web References 9-1-1: Its History, Current Status, and the Next Generation Introduction Basic 9-1-1: How It Works Enhanced 9-1-1 Challenges Faced by the 9-1-1 System Next Generation 9-1-1 References Police Computer-Aided Dispatch Systems Introduction System Performance Requirements Administrative Functions Calls for Service Data Transfer CAD System Baseline Functions Call Entry Process Dispatch Process Supervisory Function Administrative Function CAD Mapping References Police Record Management Systems Introduction Enterprise Information System Reference Police Workgroup Applications Workgroup Applications Summary References Mobile Computing Mobile Computing History of Mobile Computing Data Radio and Wireless Technology as Transport Mediums Mobile Computing and Dispatch Operations Field Report Writing The Mobile Office The Future of Mobile Computing References Crime Analysis and Crime Mapping Introduction The History of Crime Analysis Intelligence Analysis Intelligence-Led Policing GISs and Crime Mapping Crime Mapping Types Crime Analysis and Information Technology Information Technology and Crime Analysis References Corrections Information Technology Introduction History of Corrections Information Technology Jail Booking/Intake Systems Corrections Management Information Systems Doctors, Dentists, and Nurses Inmate Medical Billing Inmate Accounting Commissary and Food Service Management Sentence Management Schedule Management Jail and Prison Management External Systems Interface Requirements Integration with AFISs and Mug Shot Systems References Prosecutor Information Management Systems Prosecutorial System History of Prosecutorial Systems Prosecutor Record Management Information System Overview References Court Management Information Systems Introduction to Court Management Information Systems Court Docket Module Master Name Index Sentencing and Rulings Warrants Electronic Ticketing Court Minutes Court Scheduling Ad Hoc Search Capability Standardized Reports Integrated Justice Information Systems and Court Management Software References The Challenges of Implementing a Criminal Justice Information System Critical Success Factors in Implementing Criminal Justice Information Systems Functional Requirement Specification Development of an FRS Development of the Request for Proposal Implementing the System The Role of the "Executive" Champion The Role of the Project Manager The End User and Managing Their Expectations Project Planning Scope Creep and How to Manage It Test Plans and Procedures Bringing a New System Operational System Documentation Daily Support for Installed Systems Change Management Ensuring Systems Are Used to Their Fullest Potential User Groups and Criminal Justice Information Systems Managing System Growth and Budgeting for Change References The Future of Technology in Law Enforcement Introduction Driving Forces Influencing Technology Adoption The Pervasive Use of Video Further Development of Social Media Smartphone and Tablet Technology Collaboration Technologies Continuing Innovation References
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