Technology and Communication Paper wk4

Technology and Communication Paper wk4 - Runninghead...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Runninghead: TECHNOLOGY AND COMMUNICATION There are a lot of databases used in law enforcement. One major database is the National Data Exchange (N-DEx). This system was created by the FBI to
Image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
TECHNOLOGY AND COMMUNICATION help improve communication between different agencies. The database holds different reports, booking information, probation information, and other countless records. It works by “connecting the dots” in different situations. The database has the ability to produce new leads in cases that would otherwise take days or weeks to come up with. The Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) is another major database used by law enforcement. The information provided in this database includes physical characteristics, criminal backgrounds, photos, and other records. Different law enforcement agencies submit their records to the database. This database helps solve crimes, and is extremely time-efficient. The Combined DNA Index System (CODIS) is also a major database that law enforcement agencies use. This database makes it possible to match DNA in different cases. The suspect may be in the system already and makes matching a suspect to a crime much easier. This database has helped law
Image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern