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How Government and Law Enforcement Can Be CJIS Compliant While Mobile

How Government and Law Enforcement Can Be CJIS Compliant While Mobile

The internet has gone on a permanent ride-along. It wasn’t long ago when gathering information and getting online meant that police officers and other law enforcement officials needed to get to a secure desktop computer at HQ, logon through a car-mounted device, or rely on radio information from a dispatcher connected at the station. But today, just like nearly 80% of Americans, law enforcement officials are performing many of their job functions on a mobile device. While this offers a host of benefits, it does leave concerns regarding Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) compliance.

Benefits of Mobile Devices for Government and Law Enforcement

By utilizing their smartphone or other handheld technologies, police officers and law enforcement officials can stay connected, even after leaving the confines of their office or vehicle. They’re able to maintain access to critical information, in addition to being able to engage with the general public and solve challenges much more effectively. Some of the ways that mobile devices improve law enforcement ef