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NCJ Number: 30572 Find in a Library
Title: EZ 2000 P OPERATIONS CONTROL COMPUTER IN THE MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNICATIONS CENTER OF THE POLICE HEADQUARTERS IN BONN, WEST GERMANY
Journal: POLIZEI, TECHNIK  Volume:ERKEHR  Issue:11  Dated:(NOVEMBER 1975)  Pages:371,372,374-381
Author(s): H KOLATA
Corporate Author: Bundeskriminalamt
Germany (Unified)
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 10
Sponsoring Agency: Bundeskriminalamt
Wiesbaden, Germany 6200
Format: Article
Language: German
Country: West Germany (Former)
Annotation: DESCRIPTION OF THE USE OF COMPUTERS BY THE POLICE IN WEST GERMANY, AND PARTICULARLY OF THE PLANS FOR THE FUNCTIONING OF THE POLICE COMPUTER IN BONN.
Abstract: THE FIRST ELECTRONIC TRAFFIC-CONTROL COMPUTER IN EUROPE WENT INTO OPERATION IN THE WILMERSDORF DISTRICT OF WEST BERLIN IN APRIL 1965. RESULTS HAVE BEEN GOOD. THE USE OF COMPUTER DATA PROCESSING IN THE POLICE INFORMATION SYSTEM IS OF PRIMARY INTEREST AND IMPORTANCE. TESTING OF THE BONN POLICE COMPUTER AND TRAINING OF PERSONNEL BEGAN IN APRIL 1975. INCLUDED AMONG THE TASKS TO BE ASSIGNED TO THE COMPUTER ARE PROCESSING ROBBERY AND BURGLARY REPORTS AND SELECTING AND DISPATCHING POLICE IN RESPONSE TO THEM, AS WELL AS CONTROLLING AND MONITORING ALL THE RADIO TRAFFIC OF THE BONN POLICE HEADQUARTERS. FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE POLICE, THE COMPUTER IS TO MAINTAIN INFORMATION FILES ON STREETS AND STREET ADDRESSES, PUBLIC AND COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS, FUNCTIONAL LOCATIONS SUCH AS MONUMENTS, PARKS, CEMETERIES, BENCHMARKS, ETC., AND POLICE VEHICLES, AMONG OTHER THINGS. A SPECIAL DEVICE HAS BEEN INSTALLED IN POLICE CARE WHICH HANDLES THE ROUTINE POLICE RADIO SIGNALS THAT ARE MOST FREQUENTLY EMPLOYED, THUS SIMPLIFYING RADIO TRAFFIC. THESE SIGNALS ARE HANDLED THROUGH THE POLICE COMPUTER. --IN GERMAN
Index Term(s): Automated police information systems; Computer aided operations; Computer hardware systems; Computers; Germany; Point-to-point communications; Police cars; Police equipment; Police information systems; Police manpower deployment; Police records
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