The citation module captures and indexes the information typically found on a
"Traffic Citation". The citation module can also be linked to
the Arrest & Booking Module as some jurisdictions use citations as a charging
document for various criminal offenses. Information relating to Persons,
Vehicles, Locations and Offenses (or Violations) and court dispositions are
all captured through a
small easy to use and understand form. The form makes extensive use of user
defined code tables and edits. From the Citation module you can easily create
related Accidents, Incidents or other Citations.
Citation Names are linked to the Master Name Index.
Citation Vehicles are linked to the Master Vehicle Index.
||Citation data can also be exported from Crimestar
so that the data can be imported by external programs that use this data to
provide other functions. Typically this is used to export citation data to
a file that can be read and processed by third party Municipal Court Software.
are exported on demand into both ASCII and XML files containing all the linked and
related data fields available for any given citation record. Once
Citation records are exported they are flagged so as to not be exported
again unless and until you wish to re-export them for any specific purpose.
This approach makes it easy for other vendors to program
or build interfaces to import our RMS citation data directly into their
||In addition to the generic citation data
export feature shown above, Crimestar RMS also contains a Court Solutions LLC Interface to their
My-Fine-Payment system. Using this
interface you can easily, at no cost to your agency, allow violators to pay fines using a
credit card! Just Activate Your Free Account with Court Solutions, configure Crimestar to send the
ticket information and you are ready to go!
A "TICKET" ON DEMAND
||Citation data can also be
used to create a "Ticket" which can be issued to a
violator. Crimestar provides a completely customizable template for
creating a "Ticket" directly from the Citation Module of RMS.
You can design the output for a wide
variety of printer devices, and Crimestar does not necessarily recommend
any specific hardware for this purpose.
This sample ticket shown on the left, was
designed for a 4" printer format. We designed and tested this
template using a Zebra Road Warrior
(RW420) 4" mobile/portable thermal printer (shown below). The
device is BlueTooth capable so there is no need to attach/detach any
printer cable on your computer....