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NCJ Number: 43409 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: SAN DIEGO (CA) - RECORDS SYSTEMS ANALYSIS - POLICE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE REPORT
Author(s): G H REINIER
Corporate Author: Westinghouse National Issues Ctr
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 56
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Westinghouse National Issues Ctr
Columbia, MD 21044
Contract Number: J-LEAA-003-76
Publication Number: REPORT NO 76-06
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS RECORDS MANAGEMENT STUDY, DATED AUGUST 1977, WAS CARRIED OUT TO INTEGRATE THE CAREER CRIMINAL PROJECT INTO THE ENTIRE SAN DIEGO POLICE DEPARTMENT RECORDS SECTION AND TO IMPROVE RECORD FLOW.
Abstract: OVER THE YEARS, THE SAN DIEGO POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS CONDUCTED SEVERAL RATHER SOPHISTICATED INFORMATION PROCESSING PROJECTS. HOWEVER, ALL HAVE APPARENTLY EITHER ASSUMED ADEQUATE RECORDS PROCESSING OR HAVE SPECIFIED PARTICULAR PROCESSING NEEDS. MOST OF THIS REPORT FOCUSES ON (1) IMPROVEMENTS IN THE PRESENT MANUAL RECORDS SYSTEM AND (2) INTEGRATION INTO THE PROPOSED COMPUTERIZED RECORDS SYSTEM WITH A MINIMUM OF CONFLICT. SUGGESTIONS INCLUDE: MORE STRUCTURE IN INCIDENT REPORTING CODES, WHICH CAN THEN BE EASILY COMPUTERIZED; GREATER CASE NUMBER CONTROL; IMPROVEMENTS IN ARREST REPORTS; SIMPLIFIED TRAFFIC RECORDS PROCESSING WITH ELIMINATION OF DUPLICATE STEPS; AND VARIOUS TECHNICAL IMPROVEMENTS. SAMPLES OF FORMS USED ARE INCLUDED.
Index Term(s): California; Municipal police; Records management; Technical assistance reports
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