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Title: EVALUATION OF THE CJIC (CRIMINAL JUSTICE INFORMATION CONTROL) INFORMATION SYSTEM OF SANTA CLARA COUNTY (CA), FINAL REPORT
Author(s): T LYMAN; F K TOMLIN; L KRAFT; J SMYSER
Corporate Author: Stanford Research Institute
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 152
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Stanford Research Institute
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Publication Number: SRI PROJECT 4651
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE CJIC SYSTEM OF SANTA CLARA COUNTY (CA) IS RATED AS TO ITS ACCOMPLISHMENT OF 10 MAJOR OBJECTIVES AND 60 SUB-OBJECTIVES ON THE BASIS OF EXISTING DOCUMENTATION AND THE OPINIONS OF 70 CJIC USERS.
Abstract: THE EVALUATION REVEALS THAT THE CJIC SYSTEM IS MEETING ITS BASIC GOALS. HOWEVER, IMPROVEMENT IS NEEDED IN 9 OF 10 AREAS (DATA PROCESSING IS THE EXCEPTION) AND STEPS MUST BE TAKEN TO IMPROVE THE UTILITY AND USER ACCEPTANCE OF THE SYSTEM IN ALL AREAS. FOLLOWING THE INTRODUCTION, CHAPTER II IS AN EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF THE REPORT. INCLUDED ARE AN OVERVIEW OF THE CJIC SYSTEM, THE EVALUATION CONCLUSIONS, AND HIGHLIGHTS OF THE STANFORD RESEARCH INSTITUTE'S RECOMMENDATIONS FOR SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS. CHAPTER III PRESENTS FINDINGS, OBSERVATIONS, CONCLUSIONS, AND RECOMMENDATIONS WITH RESPECT TO INTERGOVERNMENTAL, ORGANIZATIONAL, AND ADMINISTRATIVE ASPECTS OF THE SYSTEM. CHAPTER IV PERTAINS TO OPERATIONAL ASPECTS, CHAPTER V TO TECHNICAL ASPECTS, AND CHAPTER VI TO SECURITY AND PRIVACY ASPECTS. THESE CHAPTERS WILL BE OF INTEREST TO READERS DESIRING FURTHER DETAILS OF THE EVALUATION AND THE RECOMMENDATIONS. THE FINAL CHAPTER (VII) CONTAINS NUMEROUS CJIC COST SUMMARIES. IT IS EXPECTED TO BE OF INTEREST TO POLICYMAKERS AT BOTH THE COUNTY AND THE MUNICIPAL LEVEL. AN APPENDIX LISTS NAMES OF INTERVIEWEES AND IDENTIFIES THE AGENCIES THEY REPRESENT. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT)...PLO
Main Term(s): Criminal justice information systems
Index Term(s): California; Evaluation
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