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2011-06-27 12:52:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida law enforcement agencies are using JusticeXchange to find registered sex offenders who have failed to keep them informed of their whereabouts through our secure, integrated database from states around the country. The Volusia County Sheriff's Office worked a case where an individual was arrested and released on misdemeanor charges. Investigators later determined the subject was a registered sex offender from Mississippi who was not...

2011-01-11 15:59:00

ELKHART, Ind., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Elkhart County residents once again have access to fast notification when an offender they wish to track is released or transferred into the custody of another agency. Sheriff Brad Rogers, in partnership with Elkhart County's victims assistance office, has entered into an agreement with Louisville-based Appriss to restore the local victim alert system -- VINE, or Victim Information and Notification Everyday. Appriss had the contract with...

2010-11-30 14:33:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Appriss, a leading provider of information services that keep the public safe and informed, announced today that is has acquired Open Portal Solutions (OPS). OPS is an Indiana-based company specializing in document and content management solutions that provide government and private-industry clients with innovative ways to access public information. OPS is a leading innovator in helping public safety agencies use technology to keep the...

2010-06-28 09:00:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheriffs across the country can now access the nation's largest criminal justice information sharing portal free of charge. Appriss, the technology provider for JusticeXchange, is making the service available at no cost to sheriffs who share data. "Appriss recognizes that sheriffs are facing tough economic times and wanted to do our part to help," said Brian Oldham, executive vice president of Appriss' Information Services Group. "Information...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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