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An internet-based software tool for submitting crime information to forensic laboratories
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes an internet-based software tool developed for the West Virginia State Police Forensics Laboratory. The software enables law enforcement agents to submit crime information to the Forensic Laboratory via a secure Internet connection. Online electronic forms were created to mirror the existing paper based forms, making the transition easier. The process of submitting case information was standardized and streamlined, there by minimizing information inconsistency. The crime information once gathered is automatically stored in a database, and can be viewed and queried by any authorized law enforcement officers. The software tool will be deployed in all counties of WV.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 November 2004
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 5605, Intelligent Systems in Design and Manufacturing V, (11 November 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.573006
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Rashpal S. Ahluwalia, West Virginia Univ. (United States)
Sriram Govindarajulu, West Virginia Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5605:
Intelligent Systems in Design and Manufacturing V
Bhaskaran Gopalakrishnan, Editor(s)

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