N.Y. State’s Crime Mapping: Model With Few Takers

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http://www.timesunion.com/AspStories/story.asp?storyID=165923&category=REGIONOTHER&BCCode=&newsdate=9/2/2003 New York Gov. George Pataki announced in 1999 a plan for a crime-mapping system that would link 500 police departments statewide. The Albany Times Union says the idea was for information in a central database to enable a detective sitting at a computer to accomplish in seconds what now takes some departments days of old-fashioned police work. Four years later, the state . . .

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