Project Aquarius: Measuring the impact of technology
- NAO report warns of police radio risk. Saran, Cliff // Computer Weekly;4/18/2002, p8
Reports the failure of Airwave, a police digital radio network in Great Britain. Cost of the equipment for the system; Inability of the Police Information Technology Organization to detail cost of the project; Importance of the database in price forecasting.
- Wiltshire police set to train in .Net. Whittle, Sally // IT Training;Sep2002, p5
Reports the use of information technology for online training of police in Wiltshire, England. Financial context of the training program; Aim of the activity; Identification of the training needs of employees.
- Connecting up the men in blue. Dudman, Jane // Public Finance;04/02/99, p24
Reports on government efforts to unify the information technology systems of the police forces in England and Wales. Launching of the National Strategy for Police Information Systems in 1994; Success of the Police National Computer; Problems faced by the efforts.
- Devon and Cornwall Police update PCs for speed, security
and better crimebusting. Bentley, Ross // Computer Weekly;12/9/2003, p41
Devon and Cornwall Police in England, has updated its desktop environment in a move it said would help enhance services to the community and fight crime. The force has replaced its existing IT infrastructure with 1,400 Intel Pentium 4 processor-based desktops from Compusys. The new standardised...
- 5,000 police staff learn via intranet. Donovan, Tristan // IT Training;Feb2003, p5
Reports that Avon and Somerset Constabulary is offering online Microsoft Office tution to all its 5000 staff. Reasons for the provision of tutions; Number of trainers involved in providing the training; Factors that delayed the implementation of the training from September 2002 to December 2002.
- Crime's Down, But Tech Companies Put Guard Up. Brennan, Peter // Orange County Business Journal;06/05/2000, Vol. 23 Issue 23, p8
Reports on a program developed by the city of Irvine, California to prevent technology-related crime. Cooperation between the city's police department and information technology companies; Police's offer to help develop programs to prevent onsite violence or internal thefts; Tours of...
- 'More urgency on proposals needed'. // Community Care;3/17/2005, Issue 1564, p6
Reports on the factors needed to create a national information technology (IT) system for sharing police intelligence in England and Wales as cited by Sir Michael Bichard, chair of the Ian Huntley inquiry. Need for sustained action to create a national IT system for sharing police intelligence;...
- The byte's his beat. Jerome, Richard; Young, Stanley // People;11/21/94, Vol. 42 Issue 21, following p124
Profiles Sgt. Jim McMahon, head of the San Jose Police Department's Hi-Tech Detail and one of the nation's foremost cybercops who fight crime along the information superhighway. How he operates when he transforms himself into a hacker; His success.
- Police seek tenders for PNC disaster recovery. Rogers, James // Computer Weekly;1/16/2003, p10
Reports on the invitation for tenders from business enterprises by the Great Britain's Police Information Technology Organization for relocating its disaster recovery system behind the Police National Computer. Reasons for the relocation of the disaster recovery system; Location and size...