Image Transmission Assists Arkansas Law Enforcement in

Apprehending Armed Robbery Suspects

Computer Project of Illinois, at the direction of the Arkansas Crime Information Center (ACIC), recently installed the capability to attach images to law enforcement administrative messages (AM).  This capability played a huge part in assisting in the apprehension of two armed robbery suspects.

On June 15th, 2012, around 1:00 AM, two armed men robbed a Holiday Inn Express clerk at gunpoint in Bryant, Arkansas.  The getaway car was captured by the hotel security camera.  Bryant Police Department was able to obtain pictures of the vehicle from security cameras and then with the assistance of Arkansas Crime Information Center, attached the images to an administrative message (known as a “Be on the Look Out For” or BOLO) which was then sent to all surrounding law enforcement.  By 4:00 AM on the 15th, Little Rock PD and Arkansas State Police, using the pictures received from Bryant PD over the Arkansas Crime Information Center system of the vehicle and subjects, was able to identify and apprehend both suspects.

About Computer Projects of Illinois, Inc.

Computer Projects of Illinois, Inc. (CPI), with its headquarters in Bolingbrook, IL, is the proven leading provider of information sharing software systems that safeguard the public and the officers sworn to protect it. CPI is unique in its core focus on the law enforcement and criminal justice community as exemplified by the fact that the company services over one half of the law enforcement users within the United States. CPI has earned its leadership position through the success of its OpenFox® information sharing system, the most popular "information broker" system of its kind. CPI maintains its leading position through rapid system development and implementation, dedicated technical support and outstanding customer service. CPI's market leading OpenFox® Product Suite is comprised of the OpenFox® Message Switching System, OpenFox® Desktop Client Software, OpenFox® HotFiles, OpenFox® On-Line Validations, OpenFox® Archive & Retrieval, OpenFox® Sex Offender Registry and OpenFox® Criminal History System, iRAP, and iPatrol.