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Title: OBSCIS (Offender-Based Correctional Information Systems) - State of Hawaii - Final Report
Corporate Author: Hawaii Correctional Information and Statistics Office
United States of America
Project Director: C Y F Chow
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 212
Sponsoring Agency: Hawaii Correctional Information and Statistics Office
Honolulu, HI 96813
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 73-ED-09-0020
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 activities, accomplishments, and problems relative to Hawaii's Felony Offender Computerized Update System (FOCUS) and Corrections Master Plan Management Information System are reported.
Abstract: The Corrections Research and Statistics Bureau of the Department of Social Services and Housing laid the foundation for the research and information systems unit of the Intake Service Center, which is a new organizational entity created by the State's Correctional Master Plan. The unit is to provide statistics, analysis, and data processing services to all Intake Service Centers, the Corrections Division, and the Board of Parole and Pardons. Included with the Bureau's report on FOCUS is a dictionary of FOCUS data elements; a contractor's report on the early phases in the development of the Management Information System (the report contains offender flow charts, a summary of potential Intake Service Center functions and organization, and information on legal issues related to the centers); and a contractor's report on the proposed conceptual system design for the Management Information System. Although FOCUS began before the data systems model called the OBSCIS project was initiated, many of the concepts of the OBSCIS model are being implemented in the system.
Index Term(s): Correctional information systems; Hawaii; Management Information Systems
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