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Harrison County joins Odyssey

IL Staff
January 5, 2010
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Harrison County is the latest county to be added to the Indiana Supreme Court Odyssey Case Management System. The Harrison Circuit and Superior Courts and clerk's office joined the system online Monday.

The goal of Odyssey is to connect Indiana's courts with each other and law enforcement and other agencies that utilize court information. Court information of those on Odyssey is also available online for free to the public. There are now 15 counties and 45 courts operating through Odyssey. Two more counties are testing the system but not yet online and accessible to the public. Clark County courts and clerk's office are scheduled to be added soon.

The Indiana Supreme Court's Division of State Court Administration's Judicial Technology and Automation Committee oversees the case management system, as well as other computer resources such as the statewide e-ticket program, electronic Warning and Citation System.

A proposed bill in this session of the Indiana General Assembly would create a judicial computer systems commission that would evaluate JTAC and court and law enforcement computer systems. The commission, made up of 20 members who would be legislators, sheriffs, judges, clerks, attorneys, public defenders, and prosecutors, would report on the computer systems used around the state, provide a fiscal analysis of the systems and of JTAC's expenditures, and report the progress of JTAC. The commission would also make recommendations concerning cost effective and efficient computer hardware and software for courts and law enforcement agencies.

Senate Bill 60 has been assigned to the Committee on Corrections, Criminal and Civil Matters.

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