John Wiley & Sons NY 1970, first edition; 338 pages, Index, photos, Annotated Bibliography, diagrams.
Condition: Very Good red cloth hardcover in Very Good- dustjacket & clear acetate glassine jacket protector; edgewear & toning to jacket; rubberstamp of John Diebold Library on endpages. Binding is tight, pages clean & unmarked. Includes City of Los Angeles business card of Tug Tamaru with rusty paperclip mark laid in, and clip indention at top of front endpage where the author has inscribed the book, presenting it to John Diebold, 'Over the years I have enjoyed your writings on automation...' and hopes that the text will be of use (signed) by Tamaru.
Keywords: uses of computer automation, john diebold, police information systems, police administration, electronic information retrieval, municipal uses of computers, computers in the 1970s, automated information systems, criminal justice system, criminal justi
Categories: 1960's computers and computing, 1970's computers and computing, Computers and Society, Cryptanalysis, Cryptology, Computer Security, General Histories and References, Hardware, Human-Computer Interaction, Programming and Programming Languages, C, C++, Technical Journals, Proceedings, Conferences, Word Processing, Data Processing
Item DescriptionContents include -- The Police System - Introduction to Police Information systems - automated police information systems; operational definitions; etc;
The Police & the New Computerized Age - Electronic Data Processing Systems - phases, equipment & functions;
The Four Generations of Electronic Computing Equipment; State-of-the-art Review; Police Administration and the Systems Approach - the theory; analytical framework; design of automated police information systems; benefits & limitations to police administration;
the Police Organization - hierarchies; Automated Police Information systems -- User-need Analysis present and new information requirements - present requirements (1970) and future requirements;
An Automated Information system for Municipal Police Administration - operations information component; administrative information component; Automated Police Information Systems - hangups, payoffs & concluding remarks. Appendices, annotated bibliography, index.