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AUG 2019

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P O L I C E M AG .C O M 39 Brazos even offers audio recording ca- pability, which officers can use in the field to collect details about the inci- dent. With Brazos, signatures from viola- tors are obtained on the scene. e vi- olator receives the ticket and the data is stored, so it can then be shared with records and courts applications. e records of the citation are then transferred via Wi-Fi, cellular connec- tivity, or batch upload for processing into an agency' s predefined record or court system. With secure data-sharing processes, vital information is instant- ly accessible by dispatch, records, and court personnel. Because of these capabilities, Brazos has been credited with completing a traffic stop in as little as 90 seconds— from start to finish. CASE STUDY An agency's electronic citation solution should improve the ticketing process, keep officers safe, and get motorists back on the road as quickly as possible. Brazos users say that's exactly what it does for them. When a California agency wanted to take their ticketing processes to the next level, they turned to Brazos to stream- line the ticket process and become more efficient. e agency's process was improved through the reduction of redundant data entry, by the ability to quickly and easily transfer information from the police department to records and court applications, and through reduced errors generated through illeg- ible penmanship. By implementing Brazos, this agen- cy was able to leverage technology to reduce the number of citations rejected by the courts and improve the efficien- cy of the overall ticketing process. In the first 30 days of using Brazos, this agency wrote more than 850 citations with just 10 motor officers in the field. Within the first six months of going live on the solu- tion, this agency processed more than 8,300 citations. www.tylertech.com/products/brazos Dana Rasmussen is the senior content specialist for Tyler Technologies' public safety division. TRAIN TO WIN Bring the best in law enforcement training to your agency: (630) 399-1645 Winning is much more than surviving conflict. Be completely prepared for your challenges with our inspiring and world-renowned classes with Dave "JD Buck Savage" Smith, Sgt. Betsy Brantner Smith, Sgt. Nancy Dowdy & team. CLASSES: The Winning Mind The Winning Mind for Women Career & Officer Survival for Dispatchers The Winning Edge Developing Successful Staff Skills Leadership for Optimal Performance SAVE ALMOST 30% ON A ONE-YEAR SUBSCRIPTION TO POLICE MAGAZINE! RISK-FREE 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. If you're not completely satisfi ed with POLICE magazine, we'll send you a full refund for all undelivered issues. WANT AN EVEN BETTER DEAL? Group Subscription Available. If you have multiple personnel who want their own copy, save money by signing up for our group subscription rate. Go to Policemag.com/group to fi nd out how. Sign up now to get Police Magazine delivered each month. Go to www.policemag.com/discount Get 12 issues a year for only $18, a 28% savings! $33 Canada, $53 outside US or Canada AM03-0370.16

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