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Computer Projects of Illinois, Inc. (CPI), with its headquarters in Bolingbrook, Illinois, is a privately held corporation and an acknowledged leader in information-sharing software systems for the law enforcement and criminal justice community.

CPI's sole focus has been, and will continue to be, this sector. CPI expends all of our energies on the development, installation and maintenance of our software products. CPI systems are state-of-the-art and cost-effective; ensuring that our customers get the most for their investment.

Step-by-Step Reporting Functions

CPI is a project-oriented company. Over the years CPI has developed and executed a comprehensive user-friendly plan that provides step-by-step milestone and reporting functions that include:

  • Discovery and Analysis
  • Design Specification
  • Program Development and Testing
  • Configuration of the Network and Transactions
  • Database Conversion
  • Component and Load Testing
  • Training
  • Placing the System in Production
  • Software Support for the Life of the System
  • Computerized Criminal History Application

OpenFox® Message Switching System

In 1989, CPI incorporated in Illinois after purchasing the rights to the FOX V Message Switching System; in 1995, The OpenFox® Message Switching System was officially introduced; in October of 1996, the State of North Dakota had the first successful installation of the OpenFox® law enforcement message switch system; and in 2001, the OpenFox® Message Switching System was released and successfully installed on the Microsoft Windows 2000 server platform.

The OpenFox® Message Switching System represents the latest version of CPI's software and was one of the first successful open law enforcement systems of its kind.

The OpenFox® Message Switching System, used as an information broker, is the most popular of these systems, serving almost one-half of the law enforcement agencies in the United States with successful installations in 30 states, seven federal agencies and NCMEC.


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The press/public relation’s contact for Computer Projects of Illinois is:
Mr. Kevin Sawatzky
Computer Projects of Illinois, Inc.
400 Quadrangle Drive
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
Tel: (630) 754-8820
Fax: (630) 754-8835
Support Center: (866) 471-6305
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