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NCJ Number: NCJ 241343     Find in a Library
Title: Limits of Regional Data Sharing and Regional Problem Solving Observations From the East Valley, CA COMPASS Initiative
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Author(s): Rachel Boba ; David Weisburd ; James W. Meeker
  Journal: Police Quarterly  Volume:12  Issue:1  Dated:March 2009  Pages:22 to 41
Date Published: 03/2009
Page Count: 20
  Annotation: This article examines regional data sharing for regional problem solving, drawing on the process evaluation findings of the East Valley, California COMPASS.
Abstract: This article examines regional data sharing for regional problem solving, drawing on the process evaluation findings of the East Valley, California COMPASS. The findings confirm prior research of regional data-sharing difficulties, such as technological and database expertise and participation. This study points to more fundamental limitations of regional data-sharing development for regional problem solving. Problems in many communities are simply local phenomena that may not be aided by a regional approach. Consequently, the development of a data system for regional problem solving ignores the specific nature of problems and the practical barriers inherent to accessing diverse databases. We agree that regional data sharing is important, but may be better tailored toward sharing data for short-term tactical purposes (e.g., pattern analysis) or for simply identifying problems, the first step in the problem-solving process, regionally. Abstract published by arrangement with Sage Journals.
Main Term(s): Regional information sharing systems
Index Term(s): Police information systems ; NIJ grant-related documents ; California ; Crime Mapping
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Grant Number: 2002-MU-CX-K013
Type: Research (Applied/Empirical)
Country: United States of America
Language: English
   
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