Posts Tagged: CPI OpenFox

If Truth be Told: AI and its Distortion of Reality

As reported in a recent Washington Post article (AI is destabilizing ‘the concept of truth itself’ in 2024 election) we have already seen instances this year where people are dismissing media accusations by suggesting it’s fabricated. This response may not have been possible a few years ago, but now, with the power of deepfake and…

CPI OpenFox Successfully Completes Wisconsin Nlets XML Conversion Project

We are excited to share the news that CPI OpenFox has successfully upgraded the Nlets interface of the Wisconsin Department of Justice to meet the Nlets XML standards. This remarkable achievement brings Wisconsin closer to fulfilling the Nlets mandate of phasing out outdated, non-standard, dot-delimited text formats. Our team has diligently worked on converting the…

N3G Successfully Deployed in West Virginia

In November, CPI took a significant leap forward in the N3G pilot by implementing the N3G Missing File project to production for the West Virginia State Police. This achievement marks another important milestone in our journey. Previously, in September, we successfully deployed the first rollout of the N3G Foundational Code in West Virginia. This accomplishment…

CPI OpenFox Successfully Completes New Vermont DMV Interface

We are thrilled to announce that CPI OpenFox has successfully upgraded the interface between the Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and the OpenFox® Message Switch. In its place, we have implemented a cutting-edge Web Service interface that utilizes the Nlets National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) standardized Extensible Markup Language (XML). This upgrade will greatly…

Getting Back on Their Feet: How to Improve Well-being in Law Enforcement and How Mea: Connexus Can Help

There is no effect without a cause, and it’s been expected that with budget cuts and staff shortages in US law enforcement, prices will be paid for those left to pick up the pieces. If you have been reading our recent articles on police overtime and staff shortages, you will know that this has become…

CPI OpenFox Successfully Completes Michigan Nlets XML Conversion Project

We are thrilled to announce that CPI OpenFox has successfully upgraded the Nlets interface of the Michigan State Police (MSP) to comply with Nlets XML standards.

CPI completes three significant projects in three states before lunchtime on the same day

CPI showcased its formidable resources and impressive multitasking abilities this week by simultaneously completing three cutting-edge projects in three states. The projects involved Rhode Island, Oklahoma, and Maine were seamlessly integrated into production before lunchtime on Tuesday, August 29th. First on the list was the Rhode Island Password Expiration & Reset Project. CPI elevated the…

Oklahoma Deploys OpenFox Desktop 4.0

CPI recently cut to production our 12th deployment of Desktop 4.0 to the OpenFox System for the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (OLETS). The deployment also included an upgrade to Configurator 7.5. Desktop 4.0 is the latest version of the GUI (graphic user interface), or what the clients use to access the various OpenFox Products….

CPI Creates Interface to Improve Alabama Firearms Prohibited Persons Database Functionality

CPI has enhanced OpenFox Computerized Criminal History (CCH) and OpenFox HotFiles (HFS) transactions by creating an interface with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) Firearms Prohibited Persons Database (FPPD). The interface greatly improves data sharing between the entities. CPI provided a one-time initial extract of the Computerized Criminal History (CCH) and Hotfiles (HFS) data. When…

Maine State Police Upgrades Configurator

CPI recently upgraded the OpenFox Message Switch for the Maine State Police to Configurator version 7.5. Configurator 7.5 provides all the latest Configurator features and gives an enhanced ability to configure and manage Message Keys, Stations, Users, Code Lists, Vehicle Codes, Security Roles, Agencies, Watch Dog, Computer, and Licenses.  Maine becomes CPI’s 8th client to…

CPI Deploys Soft Tokens for OpenFox in Iowa

Section 5.6.2.2 of the CJIS Security Policy requires agencies to use Advanced Authentication when accessing CJI from a non-secure location. Keeping with CJIS compliance, CPI has implemented Soft Tokens v1.0 for the Iowa Department of Public Safety. CPI enhanced the existing OpenFox advanced authentication method to work with CPI-generated Google Authenticator soft tokens.  CPI modified…

New Hampshire State Police Upgrades Configurator

CPI recently upgraded the OpenFox Message Switch for the New Hampshire State Police to Configurator version 7.5. Configurator 7.5 provides all the latest Configurator features and gives an enhanced ability to configure and manage Message Keys, Stations, Users, Code Lists, Vehicle Codes, Security Roles, Agencies, Watch Dog, Computer, and Licenses.  New Hampshire becomes CPI’s 7th…

Hawaii’s OpenFox System Now Deployed in CPI’s Tier-III+ SaaS Center

Hawaii Criminal Justice Data Center (HCJDC) is now the twelfth (12th) customer to implement the OpenFox® Software as a Service (SaaS) solution for their OpenFox Message Switch environment. HCJDC has moved its OpenFox system source data from the system’s previous location in Honolulu, HI to the CPI OpenFox  Tier-III+ Data Center in Bolingbrook, IL. By…

CPI OpenFox Upgrades Arizona Offender-Based Tracking System

CPI implemented a Fennec Broker-based solution that utilizes the OpenFox Message Switch and an aggregator to query the Arizona HotFiles, Criminal History, Law Enforcement Judicial Information System (“LEJIS”), and Sex Offender data repositories to provide users with consolidated responses. The Arizona Offender Based Tracking System (OBTS) provides a central index of offenders with records in…

CPI’s 12th CCH Installation Is Successfully Implemented in Philadelphia

CPI OpenFox and Philadelphia Police Department (PPD) have successfully deployed the OpenFox Criminal History Application (CHA) including CPI’s Internet Records Access Portal product (iRAP)  for agency background check tracking. The project replaced the legacy Philadelphia Criminal History database and user applications that served the PPD and the city of Philadelphia. PPD is now the eleventh…

Texas DPS Implements New OpenFox Terminal Control Report

CPI has upgraded the Texas Department of Public Safety (TXDPS) OpenFox Desktop to include a new module known as a Terminal Control Report. The new reporting module pulls together agency and station data into a single report that displays information from multiple fields configured by the TXDPS.  The critical component is that the reporting module…

New Mexico Upgrades OpenFox Hotfiles to Include Tribal Affiliation

CPI OpenFox implemented changes to the Hot Files (HFS) database (DB) Missing Person files to include Tribal Affiliation for the New Mexico Department of Public Safety to document and track missing persons with tribal affiliations. Here is a high-level summary of the Scope of Work that CPI performed for this project:  Added a field for…

CPI OpenFox Installs CCH Reporting Database for Alabama

CPI has built a replicated Computerized Criminal History (CCH) on-premise database for the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA). The project included the design, configuration, testing, and implementation of the replicated SQL CCH database and associated services.  CPI set up and configured SQL Server Replication in transactional mode. This technology updates the data in the Reporting…

CPI Implements New Password Change Portal for New Hampshire State Police

CPI developed and implemented a web page that allows authorized New Hampshire State Police users the ability to manage their security questions and reset their own passwords.  Scope of Work CPI OpenFox created new graphical user interface (GUI) screens and modified the OpenFox Message Switching applications to support the specified user functionality. The new password…

CPI Enhances Idaho CCH to Include Domestic Violence Report

CPI OpenFox has implemented a new report for the Idaho State Police (ISP) that provides the specific criminal history information specific to state domestic violence statutes. Scope of Work CPI wrote a script to perform a one-time search of the Criminal History (CCH) database for offender records that have an arrest/charge that matches a state-specific…

Rhode Island Enhances OpenFox CCH Notifications

CPI modified the Rhode Island Attorney General (RIAG) Computerized Criminal History (CCH) Application functionality including enhancements to enable mapping of RI State statutes to NCIC equivalent offense codes on Nlets Criminal Record (CR) and Full Record (FR) responses utilizing Nlets Law Enforcement Notification System (LENS). The scope of work for this project included the following:…

UPDATE: Java 8 311 Bug Resolved

UPDATE: The error message in the Openfox Desktop, caused by a bug with Java 8_311, has been resolved. The issue was resolved in the Java 8_321 release.  For any further questions or concerns, please contact the CPI Support Center via email at support@openfox.com or by phone at 866-471-6305. Previous Issue: CPI has identified a bug…

West Virginia State Police Modernize DMV Interface

West Virginia State Police has modernized its Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) interface. The project replaces the current interface to the DMV with a new synchronous web service interface. The primary objective of this project was to replace the legacy interface and enhance the OpenFox® Message Switch with a Web Service interface that exchanges Nlets…

Oklahoma DPS Adds New DMV Web Service

CPI OpenFox implemented a new web services interface to process driver-related transactions to a new DMV service for the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (OLETS). The new web services interface will replace the current TN3270 mainframe interface at the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety. The primary objective of this project was to replace the legacy…

Michigan Becomes 23rd CPI Customer to Migrate to Red Hat Linux

The Michigan State Police (MSP) migrated its OpenFox® Message Switching system from the AIX environment to Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) virtual machines (VM). Computer Projects of Illinois (CPI) provided the MSP an overall structure, schedule, development, testing, and implementation of the necessary products and services based upon the requirements and information supplied by the…

Virginia State Police Enhance OpenFox HotFiles to Store Orphaned Dispositions Data

CPI OpenFox and Virginia State Police (VSP) have implemented a new Hotfile table titled “Orphaned Disposition File” (ODF) to their OpenFox Hotfiles Application. The ODF provides additional records of disqualification to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) through an automated process. The project includes a new Hotfile table to house the ODF’s and…

CPI Deploys OpenFox Soft Tokens in West Virginia

Section 5.6.2.2 of the CJIS Security Policy requires agencies to use Advanced Authentication when accessing CJI from a non-secure location. Keeping with CJIS compliance, CPI has implemented OpenFox® Soft Tokens v1.0 for West Virginia State Police. CPI enhanced the existing OpenFox advanced authentication method to work with CPI-generated Google Authenticator soft tokens.  CPI modified the…

CPI’s 11th CCH Installation Is Successfully Implemented in Ohio

Computer Projects of Illinois (CPI) and Ohio Attorney General  (OAG) have successfully deployed the OpenFox® Criminal History Application (CHA) including CPI’s Internet Records Access Portal product (iRAP). The project replaced the legacy Ohio Criminal History database and user applications that served the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation and the citizens of the Buckeye…

Built In Honors CPI in Its Esteemed 2022 Best Places To Work Awards

CPI Earns a spot on Built In’s 50 Best Small Places to Work in Chicago Chicago, IL, January 5, 2022 — Built In today announced that CPI was honored in its 2022 Best Places To Work Awards. Specifically, CPI earned a place on 50 Best Small Places to Work in Chicago. Click here to see…

Maine State Police deploy At-Risk Hotfile

Maine State Police (MSP) and Computer Projects of Illinois, Inc (CPI) have implemented a searchable repository to alert first responders when assisting someone who may have a condition which could impact their ability to communicate or interact effectively.  CPI provided a searchable database and configured the OpenFox Message Switch to enable MSP METRO User’s to…

CPI’s Message Switch Director Shares Team Engagement Strategies with Built In Chicago

“Being candid and available upfront allows open dialog at all times.” We sat down with @BuiltInChicago to reveal how we keep our teams engaged to achieve bigger wins. See more Here! https://bit.ly/33Ef8Ky

MSHP Upgrades MACHS Portal Name Search

The Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) has been actively using the Missouri Automated Criminal History Site (MACHS) Portal for several years. With the help of CPI (Computer Projects of Illinois), the new updates ensure the management and execution of name searches align with the Computerized Criminal History (CCH) system’s current workflow. This project has aligned…

MSHP Upgrades MACHS Portal System

The Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) has been actively using the Missouri Automated Criminal History Site (MACHS) Portal for several years. With the help of CPI (Computer Projects of Illinois), the new updates ensure the management and execution of name searches align with the Computerized Criminal History (CCH) system’s current workflow. The benefits include providing…

Built In Honors CPI OpenFox in Its Esteemed 2021 Best Places To Work Awards

CPI OpenFox Earns a spot on Built In Chicago’s Best Places to Work and Top 50 Small Businesses to work for lists for a second straight year. Built In today announced that CPI OpenFox was honored in its 2021 Best Places to Work Awards. Specifically, CPI OpenFox earned a place on Best Places to Work…

CPI Creates New Vehicle Web Service for Alabama Law Enforcement Agency

Computer Projects of Illinois, Inc. (CPI) and Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) created a new Web Service for vehicle and boat-related transactions to exchange data between ALEA and the Alabama Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). CPI updated the ALEA web service client interface associated with Boat and Vehicle transactions. The following steps were executed to…

NCIS Successfully Migrates to Red Hat Linux OS

The Naval Criminal Investigative Service (“the Agency”) migrated its OpenFox® Message Switching system from the AIX environment to Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) virtual machines (VM). Computer Projects of Illinois (CPI) provided the Agency an overall structure, schedule, development, testing, and implementation of the necessary products and services based upon the requirements and information supplied…

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