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Police Information Management System

  Police information management system is composed of computers set in NPA, PPH, and its data communications lines among them. This system effectively supports various police activities including crime investigations, police administrative services, smooth coordination with other organizations and so on.

Support for Front-line Police Activities

  NPA operates databases which various information, like stolen vehicles, missing persons, etc., are stored in advance. Those databases support police officers in front-line by prompt response to inquiry from them.

Assistance for Criminal Investigation 1

  Automated Fingerprint and Palm print Identification System compares inquired finger/palm print with registered patterns in database of NPA. Then, it responds immediately to a inquiry of police officers.

Assistance for Criminal Investigation 2

  Information Analysis Support System is an integrated system which is composed of databases of criminal statistics, criminal modus operandi, suspect’s face image, DNA related information and so on.

Assistance for Criminal Investigation 3

  National Public Safety Commission and NPA gather and analyze information of suspicious financial transaction stipulated in the Act on Prevention of Transfer of Criminal Proceeds. NPA provides law enforcement organizations with those accumulated information. They use these information to prevent financial transfer of criminal profits and financial offering to terrorism.

Contribution to Prompt Police Administrative Services 1

  NPA manages information regarding driver’s license by its database. The system contributes to on-the-day issuance of driver’s license, prevention of dishonest acquisition of the licenses and appropriate implementation of administrative punishment by traffic violation points system and so on.

Contribution to Prompt Police Administrative Services 2

  NPA also manages information regarding permission for possession of firearms based on the Act for Controlling the Possession of Firearms or Swords and Other Such Weapons. PPHs use these information to exclude inappropriate possessor, to detect stolen firearms and so on.

Smooth Coordination with Other Organizations

  NPA established systems which provide other relevant organizations with information of wanted foreigner suspects. NPA uses these systems to coordinate smoothly with other organizations.

Ensuring Business Continuity of Information Systems

  NPA promotes ensuring business continuity of information systems and enabling its business simultaneously in case of emergency like disasters.
  Specifically, NPA conducts data backup of information systems which have very high priority business in emergency, and makes its communications lines redundant, and increases maintenance and operation officers, etc. to keep functions of its systems continuously available.