Nearly 40,000 police officers and other criminal justice professionals use JNET to access information from state, federal and local data sources through a secure web portal.
The Federated Background Check application enhances the efficiency and safety of law enforcement professionals throughout Pennsylvania," Dave Naisby, Executive Director of JNET said.
Labor & Industry's Office of Integrity, established in 2011 to combat fraud, waste and abuse of government funds, including unlawful payments of UC benefits, administers the program in cooperation with the Office of Administration, which is home to JNET
JNET also provides these practitioners with the ability to conduct secure investigations in a Web-based environment.
Through this award, I hope that other law enforcement and government agencies realize how JNET has enabled Pennsylvania's public safety agencies to be more efficient and effective through the use of technology.
Previously, an officer would have to conduct as many as six different searches within JNET
to gather the same information.
The new NEC face-matching algorithm demonstrates superior accuracy in identification, even when submitting and searching poor quality and lower pixel count images," said David Naisby, executive director of JNET.
We are pleased for the successful field implementation of this technology and our ability to extend facial recognition as a powerful investigative tool to the Pennsylvania JNET law enforcement community.
In 2010, Pennsylvania's JNET
was one of five state initiatives to receive NGA funding and technical assistance to expand access to its services.
is part of the Office of Administration's Office for Information Technology.
Under Rosenberg's leadership, JNET
earned the Computer World Honors Program Award and PCCD was given the Council of State Government Award for innovative uses of technology.
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