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E-ticket system to be unveiled

Michael W. Hoskins
January 1, 2007
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The Indiana Supreme Court is playing a key part in doing away with delays between police-issued tickets and that information arriving in the hands of courts and prosecutors.

Indiana is receiving more than $2.4 million in federal grants to launch the system known as eCWS or the electronic Citation and Warning System. The system will give officers the ability to produce e-tickets in the field and relay that information to a central location for law enforcement, prosecutors, and courts to access - without additional data entry or deciphering of ticket handwriting.

Eventually, this system will tie in with Indiana's efforts to establish a statewide Case Management System that will connect courts in all 92 counties.

Currently, pilot officers include two Commercial Vehicle Enforcement officers, an Indiana State trooper, a Fishers Police officer, and a Boone County Sheriff's deputy.

A demonstration of the new e-citation system is at 10 a.m. Friday at the Indiana Statehouse rotunda. Indiana Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard will attend, along with law enforcement officials from the agencies taking part in the pilot program.
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