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NCJ Number: 31536 Find in a Library
Title: CRIMINAL JUSTICE INFORMATION SYSTEM
Journal: JOURNAL OF SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT  Dated:(NOVEMBER 1975)  Pages:28-31
Author(s): S S MITTRA
Corporate Author: Assoc for Systems Management
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 4
Sponsoring Agency: Assoc for Systems Management
Cleveland, OH 44138
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A DESCRIPTION OF PENNSYLVANIA'S MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM (MIS) - A DATA BASE OF MEDICAL, PSYCHOLOGICAL, EDUCATIONAL, AND OCCUPATIONAL HISTORIES OF INMATES WHICH IS INTENDED TO AID IN SENTENCING REPEAT OFFENDERS.
Abstract: AVAILABILITY OF SUCH A DATA FILE, WHICH INCLUDES A SECTION OF MISCELLANEOUS ADJUSTMENT FACTORS, ENABLES THE SENTENCING JUDGE TO CONSIDER NOT ONLY THE OFFENDER'S PAST OFFENSE AND ADJUSTMENT HISTORY, BUT ALSO HIS POTENTIAL FOR FUTURE ADJUSTMENT AND REHABILITATION. PENNSYLVANIA HOPES TO ESTABLISH DATA BASED SIMILAR TO MIS FOR EACH OF THE OTHER COMPONENTS OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, AND TO INTEGRATE THESE DATA BASES INTO AN OVERALL COMPREHENSIVE DATA SYSTEM.
Index Term(s): Computer aided operations; Computerized criminal histories; Management Information Systems; Offender profiles; Pennsylvania; Presentence studies; Sentencing/Sanctions
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