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CIOReview Magazine: CPI Cover Story

After being named as one of the 10 Most Promising Homeland Security Solutions of 2018, CIOReview Magazine has recognized CPI as one of the 10 Most Promising Law Enforcement Solution Providers for 2019. Read the full cover story here:

Openfox® Desktop Version 4 Release Notification

Computer Projects of Illinois, Inc.  (CPI) is pleased to announce that the version 4 release of the OpenFox® Desktop is now available! The main initiative of Desktop 4 is to allow the user to run the OpenFox® Desktop on a local PC without having Java installed. All the industry leading features of the OpenFox® Desktop…

CPI and RIAG implement new automation for Protection Orders

CPI and the Rhode Island Attorney General (RIAG) Bureau of Criminal Investigations (BCI) recently placed into production programming changes to automate the handling of Restraining Order No Contact Order (RONCO) records from manual entry to electronic submission. To accomplish this automation, CPI performed the following: -Publish a SOAP web service to: Accept Permanent RONCO’s from…

Wisconsin DOJ OpenFox Converts to RedHat Linux.

Recently, CPI completed the successful Migration of the Wisconsin Department of Justice (WIDOJ) OpenFox Message Switch from AIX to RedHat Linux. The RedHat machines were provided by WI DOJ and are running in a virtual environment. The Project consisted of: ·         Upgrading the core OpenFox® Message Switch module(s) to the latest version(s) ·         Replacing the Power/AIX based…

CPI Upgrades New Hampshire OpenFox.

CPI recently upgraded the New Hampshire Department of Safety OpenFox Message Switch (SPOTS) to Configurator, version 7.2. Configurator 7.2 provides an enhanced ability to configure and manage Message Keys, Stations, Users, Code Lists, Vehicle Codes, Security Roles, Agencies, Watch Dog, Computer, and License.  The Configurator 7.2. upgrade also migrates the Configurator module into the OpenFox Desktop. NH DPS…

CPI Upgrades HQ Hosting Center

CPI’s software and support are trusted by more Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Agencies than any other company. As a part of CPI’s continual efforts to keep our systems and services up to date, our virtualization infrastructure software was upgraded to the latest versions early this week.  These upgrades included lower and higher-level software sets…

ACIC now running Desktop 4.0

CPI recently cut to production our second deployment of DeskTop 4.0 to the OpenFox System for the Arkansas Crime Information Center (ACIC).    Desktop 4.0 is the latest version of the GUI (graphic user interface), or what the clients use to access the various OpenFox Products. Internally called “Desktop Decaffeinated” Desktop 4.0 allows the user…

CPI and ISP update the OPENFOX CCH, SOR applications

CPI and the Idaho State Police (ISP) recently completed the work and placed into production, modifications to the OpenFox Computerized Criminal History (CCH) application to process Sex Offender Registration (SOR) type of transactions (TOT). The TOT transactions which submit SOR fingerprints to the CCH are initiated by the ISP Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS) system….

CPI Engineer Featured on Built In Chicago Website

CPI Sr. Software Engineer, Tyler Cap, answers a few questions for a BuiltIn Chicago article. See the full story in the link below: https://www.builtinchicago.org/2019/08/08/chicago-engineering-team-projects

CPI adds transaction spawning to RIAG CCH query

Recently, CPI added an enhanced search feature to the Rhode Island Attorney General (RIAG) CCH query. When a CCH query returns a “no-hit”, The RIAG OpenFox Message Switch now automatically spawns a search of the Rhode Island SOR and Warrant Hotfile. The spawned query is by name and date-of-birth. Any hits from the SOR or…

CPI Adds New Web Service Interface for Boat Queries in KY

Recently, CPI added a new web service interface to the OpenFox Message Switch for the Kentucky State Police (KSP). The new interface enhanced the Boat Queries into the Kentucky Automated Vehicle Information System (KAVIS). The 1st focus of the project was to add functionality to run boat title check query (QB) transactions against NCIC and…

Oklahoma Upgrades to Latest Configurator

CPI Recently upgraded the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety OpenFox Message Switch (OLETS) to Configurator, version 7.2. Configurator 7.2 provides an enhanced ability to configure and manage Message Keys, Stations, Users, Code Lists, Vehicle Codes, Security Roles, Agencies, Watch Dog, Computer, and License.  The Configurator 7.2. upgrade also migrates the configurator module into the OpenFox Desktop. OLETS becomes…