Computer Network

 

As timely information is the key to prevention, intervention and control strategy, an information sharing computer network was developed to profile and identify “at-risk” children.   The system links together the five Howard County school corporations, juvenile probation, juvenile detention, law enforcement, prosecutor, human services, child protective services, and the juvenile court.  The system creates a database for easy reference of student profiles with input from all agencies.  In addition, a daily bulletin board is utilized as the best source of timely information. Various agencies are responsible for contributing information to the bulletin board.  Available each morning to all participating agencies are the juvenile custodies and detentions from the previous day, court actions, domestic violence complaints, substantiated abuse or neglect complaints, as well as any school actions.  Additionally, active runaways, the current juvenile court calendar, court dispositions and orders, a roster of juveniles being held in detention or residential care, and a list of school suspensions is available.

 

            The computer system is supported by stand alone personal computers using telephone modems.  The host computer, or server, utilizes a relational database and serves as a central repository for all information.  Each agency is able to extract information from the database through modem when information is needed.

 

             

              QUEST (link to Gottlieb & Wertz)

 

 

SHOCAP Program Description

 

SHOCAP Tracker

 

SHOCAP Program Historical Summary

 

Memorandum of Commitment

 

Court Order Authorizing Information Exchange

 

SHOCAP Committees

 

 

What is a SHOCAP

 

What is a NearSHO

 

SAFEPOLICY

 

Agency Responsibilities

 

SHOCAP Profile

 

Information Sharing Statutes

 

 

 

SAFEPOLICY Program Description

 

SAFEPOLICY Program Historical Summary

 

Memorandum of Commitment

 

Howard Circuit Court Order Authorizing Information Exchange

 

SAFEPOLICY Committees

 

 

What is an At-Risk Youth

 

What is the Early Intervention Team

 

Agency Responsibilities

 

 

Information Sharing Statutes