Oakland County was funding the cost of development and deployment of OakVideo (which is the case with most other CLEMIS projects), and the project attracted active and enthusiastic participation quickly.
The Oakland County CLEMIS project exemplifies a cooperative effort where multiple agencies can pool resources to obtain a cost effective and feature rich solution," said Anthony Barone, Vice President and General Manager of BIO-key's Fire and EMS Division.
The one-time costs to the city for transitioning to CLEMIS were approximately $100,000.
Brooks Patterson said, "Oakland County's Department of Information Technology and CLEMIS are proud to deliver the technology and support necessary for the Pontiac Police Department to launch this Web site.
Developed and supported by Oakland County, CLEMIS is state-of-the-art computer technology used by criminal justice and public safety agencies throughout Southeastern Michigan.
The new system will serve the CLEMIS (Courts and Law Enforcement Management Information System) law enforcement community of 105 police departments within the southeastern Michigan region.
The fact that CLEMIS can provide this capability to consortium officers serves as another example of why CLEMIS is considered a model organization nationwide.
Atick, Visionics' Chairman and CEO stated, "Oakland County CLEMIS members continue to benefit from our live scan technology to enhance traditional law enforcement processes, shortening processing cycles and reducing processing errors and ultimately making a tremendous impact on arrests and subject identification.
Oakland County CLEMIS (Courts & Law Enforcement Management Information Systems), a consortium of over 75 law enforcement agencies across five counties in southeastern Michigan, cited live scan's significant enhancement to its law enforcement efforts as the reason for its new order.
CLEMIS is a Michigan-based organization comprised of various members of the public safety community - including law enforcement, fire departments and the Emergency Management unit within the Department of Information Technology.
Oakland County's Information Technology Department has operated a service called CLEMIS (Courts and Law Enforcement Management Information System) for more than 30 years on behalf of 44 law enforcement agencies.
CLEMIS comprises the largest consortium of law enforcement agencies, and is the single largest consortium grant recipient from the U.