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NCJ Number: 63648 Find in a Library
Title: CRIMINAL JUSTICE INFORMATION AND STATISTICS SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL SEARCH SYMPOSIUM - PROCEEDINGS, FOURTH
Corporate Author: SEARCH Group Inc.
United States of America
Editor(s): J W LAUCHER
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 264
Sponsoring Agency: National Criminal Justice Information & Statistics Service
Washington, DC 20531
SEARCH Group Inc.
Sacramento, CA 95831
Grant Number: 78-SS-AX-0052
Sale Source: SEARCH Group Inc.
7311 Greenhaven Drive
Suite 145
Sacramento, CA 95831
United States of America
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: COMPUTER SPECIALISTS ATTENDING AN INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE INFORMATION AND STATISTICS SYSTEMS PRESENT PAPERS ON THE EVOLUTION OF COMPUTER TEHNOLOGY AND ITS APPLICATION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE POLICY.
Abstract: PARTICIPANTS DISCUSS CRIMINAL JUSTICE INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN ISRAEL, JAPAN, THE UNITED STATES, CANADA, HOLLAND, AND THE THIRD WORLD. THESE AND OTHER SPECIALISTS EMPHASIZE THE SECURITY AND PRIVACY ISSUES INHERENT IN THE OPERATION OF COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS, NOTING IN PARTICULAR PRIVACY LEGISLATION ENACTED IN CALIFORNIA AND BY THE U.S. GOVERNMENT. INFORMATION SYSTEMS USED BY THE POLICE, COURTS, JUVENILE JUSTICE, AND CORRECTIONS ARE EXAMINED, AGAIN WITH EMPHASIS ON PRIVACY AND SECURITY ISSUES. THE APPLICATION OF SMALL-COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY IN THE CORRECTIONAL AND POLICE ENVIRONMENT IS DISCUSSED, WITH REFERENCE TO LOW-COST ($300 TO $1,000) MICROCOMPUTERS AND PROGRAMMABLE CALCULATORS. THE APPLICATION AND USEFULNESS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE STATISTICS TO PRESENT AND FUTURE CRIMINAL JUSTICE OPERATIONS ALSO ARE EXAMINED, AS ARE THE BENEFITS DERIVED FROM TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER. PRESENTATIONS IN THE AREA OF CRIME PREVENTION OUTLINE HEURISTIC APPROACHES TO ANALYZING COMMUNITY CHARACTERISTICS AND CRIME ALONG WITH GEOPROCESSING TECHNIQUES FOR COMMUNITY CRIME PREVENTION PLANNING. THE FBI'S AUTOMATED FINGERPRINT IDENTIFICATION PROJECT AND MINNESOTA'S AUTOMATED LATENT FINGERPRINT IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM ARE EXAMINED. FINALLY, PROSECUTOR'S INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND FEDERAL COMPUTERIZED CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS ARE DISCUSSED. REFERENCES, DIAGRAMS, AND TECHNICAL DATA ACCOMPANY MANY OF THE PRESENTATIONS.
Index Term(s): Automated fingerprint processing; Canada; Computer aided operations; Computer privacy and security; Criminal justice information systems; Criminal justice statistics; Criminal justice system policy; Developing Countries; Israel; Japan; Latent fingerprints; Legal privacy protection; Microcomputer systems; Netherlands; Privacy and security; United States of America
Note: SYMPOSIUM HELD IN WASHINGTON, DC, MAY 22-24, 1979
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