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NCJ Number: 67242 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: GBF (GEOGRAPHIC BASE FILES) USERS GROUP REPORTS, 1977
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 205
Sponsoring Agency: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
Alexandria, VA 22314
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 76-SS-99-6040
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
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United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: TO PROMOTE THE USE OF GEOGRAPHIC BASE FILES (GBF) IN LAW ENFORCEMENT, THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CHIEFS OF POLICE (IACP) CONDUCTED TWO GBF USERS GROUP MEETINGS IN 1977. THESE PAPERS WERE PRESENTED AT THE MEETINGS.
Abstract: THE DEVELOPMENT OF GEOCODED BASE FILES, PITFALLS IN THEIR USE, SPECIALIZED DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS, AND SUGGESTED PRIORITIES ARE DISCUSSED BY REPRESENTATIVES FROM POLICE DEPARTMENTS IN ROCHESTER, N.Y.; DADE COUNTY, FLA.; SAVANNAH, GA.; DAYTON, OHIO; JACKSONVILLE, FLA.; ERIE COUNTY, N.Y.; AND HARTFORD, CONN. AN OVERVIEW OF NEW YORK CITY'S GEOGRAPHIC DATA BASE IS PROVIDED. ADMINISTRATIVE ISSUES ARE IDENTIFIED BY THE KANSAS CITY (MISSOURI) POLICE FORCE. COORDINATION ISSUES ARE EXAMINED BY THE POLICE DEPARTMENT OF WASHINGTON, D.C. DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS AND GEOGRAPHIC BASE FILE SYSTEMS ARE DESCRIBED FOR THE CITIES OF HUNTINGTON BEACH, SAN ANTONIO, AND SUNNYVALE IN CALIFORNIA, AND FOR PORTLAND, ORE. AND WICHITA, KAN. DALLAS AND HOUSTON BOTH PRESENT OVERVIEWS OF THEIR TEXAS GEOGRAPHIC BASE FILE SYSTEMS. UNIQUE PROBLEMS DISCOVERED BY NEW ORLEANS, LA., AND BY SAN JOSE AND LOS ANGELES IN CALIFORNIA IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF GBF'S ARE REVIEWED. FINALLY, THE TWO SITE PROJECTS OF THE IACP AS IMPLEMENTED BY ST. LOUIS, MO., AND TUCSON, ARIZ., ARE REPORTED AS REGARDS THEIR SUCCESS IN DEVELOPING GBF'S FROM U.S. CENSUS BUREAU DIME FILES. DIAGRAM, TABLES, AND FLOWCHARTS ILLUSTRATE MANY OF THE CITIES' GBE SYSTEMS. COPIES OF THE AGENDA ARE ALSO PROVIDED. FOR INDIVIDUAL PAPERS, SEE NCJ 67243-64. (MHP)
Index Term(s): Automated police information systems; Computer mapping; Crime data files; International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)
Note: THIS REPORT CONTAINS NCJ 67243 THROUGH 67264. REPORTS FROM GBF (GEOGRAPHIC BASE FILES) USERS GROUP MEETING 1, WASHINGTON, DC, MAY 23-24, 1977 (NCJ-67243 67252) AND GBF (GEOGRAPHIC BASE FILES) USERS GROUP MEETING 2, DALLAS, TX, AUGUST 15-16, 1977 (NCJ-67253 67264)
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