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NCJ Number: 10655 Find in a Library
Title: INFORMATION SYSTEM INTEGRATES POLICE, FIRE AND EMERGENCY DATA - AT CITY OF LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA
Journal: LAW AND ORDER  Volume:21  Issue:4  Dated:(APRIL 1973)  Pages:42,44,46,48,50 & 106
Author(s): J R MANSELL
Corporate Author: Copp Organization, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1973
Page Count: 6
Sponsoring Agency: Copp Organization, Inc
New York, NY 10018
Publication Number: U
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: DESCRIPTION OF THE LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA, PUBLIC SAFETY INFORMATION SYSTEM, WHICH AVOIDS DUPLICATION OF EFFORT BY ENCOMPASSING A BROAD SPECTRUM OF MUNICIPAL FUNCTIONS.
Abstract: THE TASK OF THE LONG BEACH SYSTEM IS TO INCORPORATE THE NEEDS OF ALL THE FUNCTIONAL ENTITIES INVOLVED IN PUBLIC SAFETY - THE POLICE DEPARTMENT, FIRE DEPARTMENT, AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS ORGANIZATION - AS WELL AS ALL OF THE LICENSING AND CODE ENFORCEMENT ACTIVITIES THAT ARE RELATED TO PUBLIC SAFETY. THE SYSTEM IS GEARED TO ONLINE ENTRY AND RETRIEVAL OF DATA. USERS INTERACT DIRECTLY WITH IT THROUGH THE USE OF REMOTE TELEPROCESSING TERMINALS THAT ARE CONNECTED BY PHONE LINE TO THE COMPUTER. VISUAL DISPLAY TERMINALS MAKE POSSIBLE FAST ENTRY OF DATA DIRECTLY TO THE COMPUTER FILES, AND ALSO PERMIT IMMEDIATE DISPLAY OF DATA TO USERS ON DEMAND. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT)
Index Term(s): Automated police information systems; California; Computer aided operations; Emergency communications; Information Systems and Technology; Interagency cooperation; Management Information Systems; Public safety coordination; Telecommunications
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