skip navigation

PUBLICATIONS

Register for Latest Research

Stay Informed
Register with NCJRS to receive NCJRS's biweekly e-newsletter JUSTINFO and additional periodic emails from NCJRS and the NCJRS federal sponsors that highlight the latest research published or sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs.

NCJRS Abstract

The document referenced below is part of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection. To conduct further searches of the collection, visit the Virtual Library. See the Obtain Documents page for direction on how to access resources online, via mail, through interlibrary loans, or in a local library.

 

NCJ Number: 67264 Find in a Library
Title: IACP (INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CHIEFS OF POLICE) GBF (GEOGRAPHIC BASE FILES) TEST SITE PROJECT IN TUCSON (AZ) - OVERVIEW (FROM GBF (GEOGRAPHIC BASE FILES) USERS GROUP REPORTS, 1977 - SEE NCJ-67242)
Author(s): K GROSSNICKLE
Corporate Author: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 6
Sponsoring Agency: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
Alexandria, VA 22314
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE TUCSON POLICE DEPARTMENT (ARIZONA) INVOLVEMENT IN GEOGRAPHIC BASE FILE (GBF) TEST SITE PROJECT IS OUTLINED IN A DISCUSSION OF TUCSON'S HISTORY OF ELECTRONIC DATA PROCESSING.
Abstract: THE TESTING PROJECT WAS SPONSORED BY THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CHIEFS OF POLICE (IACP). OVERALL DEMOGRAPHIC, POLICE DEPARTMENTAL STAFFING AND CALLS-FOR SERVICE, AND PART I CRIME DATA ARE LISTED FOR THE CITY OF TUCSON. THE HISTORY OF THE TUCSON POLICE DEPARTMENT'S EXPERIENCE WITH DATA PROCESSING IS TRACED, WITH ATTENTION TO THE PROCESSES IT HAS MAINTAINED, THE EQUIPMENT IT UTILIZES, THE DATA CAPTURED, AND ITS COMPUTERIZED REPORTS. THE DEPARTMENT'S EARLY INVOLVEMENT IN THE GEOGRAPHIC BASE FILE-DIME EFFORT IS NOTED. MENTION IS MADE OF TUCSON AGENCIES THAT FORMED A CONSORTIUM IN 1974 THAT WAS INTERESTED IN THE CREATION, MAINTENANCE, AND USE OF A GBF/DIME FILE. FINALLY, THE ENTRANCE OF TUCSON INTO THE IACP/GBF TEST SITE PROJECT IN 1976 IS DOCUMENTED WITH REMARKS ON ALL PHASES AND ASPECTS OF THE PROJECTS. COMMENTS ON THE SUCCESS OF THE PROJECT ARE ALSO PROVIDED. (MHP)
Index Term(s): Automated police information systems; Computer mapping; International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)
Note: NCJ 67264 AVAILABLE ON MICROFICHE FROM NCJRS UNDER NCJ 67242.
To cite this abstract, use the following link:
http://www.ncjrs.gov/App/publications/abstract.aspx?ID=67264

*A link to the full-text document is provided whenever possible. For documents not available online, a link to the publisher's website is provided. Tell us how you use the NCJRS Library and Abstracts Database - send us your feedback.