Integrated Justice Information System/Jail Management System Integration

DeKalb County receives 2019 Technology Innovation Showcase award.

DeKalb County

Disparate systems were creating challenges for DeKalb County in providing complete, accurate, and timely information to decision makers in the county’s justice agencies. The situation also led to operational inefficiencies, such as duplicate data entry. The county added the Jail Management module to its Justice Information System to create an integrated system that meets the needs of both the courts and the jail on a single platform.

The integrated system serves as a single point of entry for all of the county’s justice agencies. It records all judicial case information from the time a plaintiff files a civil case, or, in criminal matters, from the time of arrest through sentencing, thereby efficiently sharing information among all relevant agencies. The system automates the existing workflow processes of the justice agencies and provides the agencies with a configured interface to perform their respective functions. Access is restricted based on user roles, permissions, and case status.