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Title: Study of Police Management Information Systems
Author(s): T M Zaharchuk; R M Atcheson; C D Shearing; R G Hann; J P Palmer
Corporate Author: Decision Dynamics Corporation
Date Published: 1981
Page Count: 65
Sponsoring Agency: Canada Solicitor General
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0P8, Canada
Decision Dynamics Corporation
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
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Publication Number: ISBN-0-662-1164-7
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
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Document: PDF
Type: Program/Project Description
Language: English
Country: Canada
Annotation: This document describes and summarizes the 5-volume report of a study designed to formulate a general catalogue of procedures to assist Canadian municipal police forces to develop improved management information systems.
Abstract: The study intent was to develop management information system specifications that could guide future information systems development. The first volume examines present trends in policing for Canadian municipal police jurisdictions, projecting their implications to the need for management information systems in the future, and making recommendations on adjusting and preparing for the future. Volume II reviews the development of management information systems in the United States and includes recommendations for similar developments in Canada. Reporting on a survey of large Canadian municipal police forces, the third volume describes management information systems in Canada and specific initiatives of a number of individual police forces. Volume IV presents a conceptual framework for developing a management information system in a Canadian police jurisdiction and provides a catalogue of procedures. The final volume discusses technical design qualities of the management information system framework and describes each component in terms of inputs, outputs, and file interactions. A selected bibliography is included.
Main Term(s): Management Information Systems; Police information systems
Index Term(s): US/foreign comparisons
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