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Law Enforcement Data Mining Analytical Tool

Award Information

Award #
2000-LT-BX-K005
Location
Awardee County
Prince George's County
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2000
Total funding (to date)
$25,000

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2000, $25,000)

PROJECT SUMMARY FOR 2000-LT-BX-K005

This award will be used to support the University of Maryland's Baltimore/Washington High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area's update of the Suspect Pointer Index Network (SPIN). SPIN is a case management/pointer index database used throughout the HIDTA region and in many other locations across the nation to track case information. Its fundtionality provides a useful complement to the HIDTA's "Advanced Analytical Tool for Law Enforcement" initiative.

The SPIN update will include two versions of the case management/pointer index database. The first version will be a stand-alone Microsoft Access-Based version, with a Visual Basic user-interface, that can be provided on CD to law enforcement agencies. The second version will be a network version based on Microsoft SQL Server version.

Date Created: September 29, 2000