Project 15: Computer Aided Dispatch and Records Management System

Project Statement

This project will replace the Police Department's Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) used by emergency 911 dispatchers and Records Management System (RMS) software used in police reports and crime analysis. Implementation of this project may include: installation of computer hardware and enhancement to current computer network infrastructure to support a new CAD and RMS software system; installation of new CAD and RMS software; conversion of current data into the new system; and training of support staff and personnel on use of the new system.

Project Update

This project replaced the Police Department's outdated Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) and Records Management System (RMS) software to meet current standards and capabilities. The Project serves as the basis for future integration of technologies such as mobile data computing, as well the basis for the Police Department’s role in information sharing within a local, regional, and statewide integrated justice information systems.

Project 15 included the installation of new computer servers, installation of the new Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) and Record Management System (RMS) software, conversion of current data into the new system, laptops in cars, allows officers to provide better and faster service, tied ACC Police and UGA together for information sharing, and the training of support staff and personnel on the configuration and use of the new system.

The Athens-Clarke County SPLOST office provided project coordination and oversight.

Key Project Statistics

  • Contractor: Intergraph Systems
  • Project Manager: Keith Sanders
  • Sponsor: Police Services
  • Original SPLOST Budget: $2,509,600
  • Amended Budget: $2,438,221
  • Grants or other funding: $107,703
  • Total Cost: $2,438,221
  • Completion Date: February 2009