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NCJ Number: 10639 Find in a Library
Title: ADP IN THE PRISON SERVICE
Journal: POLICE RESEARCH BULLETIN  Issue:12  Dated:(OCTOBER 1969)  Pages:18-23
Author(s): P G PIKE; K E SALMON
Corporate Author: Great Britain Police
Research Services Branch
United States of America
Date Published: 1969
Page Count: 6
Sponsoring Agency: Great Britain Police
London, England
Publication Number: U
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: USE OF AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING PROVIDES A SOPHISTICATED SYSTEM FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF RECORDS BY ENGLAND'S PRISON COMMISSION.
Abstract: THE IMPLEMENTATION OF AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING OF PRISON RECORDS REQUIRED A COMPLETE FILE CONVERSION IN WHICH EACH INMATE WAS ASSIGNED A UNIQUE NUMBER. THE PRISON INDEX, WHICH IS ORGANIZED IN THE FORM OF THREE MAIN FILES HELD ON MAGNETIC TAPE, HAS THE CAPACITY TO PROVIDE TABULATIONS OF THE TOTAL PRISON POPULATION OR SELECTED AREAS OF THE POPULATION. IT CAN BE USED TO CHECK ALL NEW RECEPTIONS AGAINST ITS FILES, TO REPORT CASES WHERE MATCHES ARE FOUND, AND TO INQUIRE ABOUT INDIVIDUAL CASES.
Index Term(s): Computer aided operations; Correctional information systems; England; Information Systems and Technology; Records management
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