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2013-09-18 12:36:13

Insurers, others benefit from one-stop availability LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Companies that are authorized to purchase crash reports -- such as auto insurance agencies -- and need access to multiple reports on a regular basis now have a more convenient and efficient way to get those reports. Appriss' Buycrash bulk accident report purchase program provides insurers and others with an efficient, automated method to receive those reports directly from Appriss. For example,...

2013-05-08 16:30:12

MobilePatrol(TM) speeds up availability; helps sheriffs improve communication LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Appriss is now making its mobile app for sheriffs available through a single national platform. More than 80 sheriffs' offices across the country now have their smartphone apps on the new MobilePatrol platform ... and additional offices are being added weekly. The single platform means individual sheriffs' offices are able to make their app available to their community...

2012-10-08 11:20:37

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Appriss electronic crash reporting solution has been certified by the Illinois Department of Transportation and is now available for deployment to law enforcement agencies across the state. Appriss in partnership with Docview, the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police and Illinois Sheriffs' Association will be providing this software and all services for implementation and support at zero cost to participating agencies. The eCrash...

2012-09-25 06:25:16

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rutherford County Tennessee Sheriff's Office has become one of the first in the nation to allow citizens to keep track of emergency situations in their community through an improved mobile phone app on their iPhone. Sheriff Robert Arnold launched the new app last Friday. Appriss provides the app free of charge to sheriffs that provide VINE (Victim Information and Notification Everyday) to the citizens of their communities. The app allows...

2012-06-18 06:25:04

LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Two of the nation's leading providers of technology to local sheriffs' offices have announced a new content publishing agreement that will enhance the public's ability to protect themselves from sex offenders. Appriss is the leading provider of smartphone application technology, delivering content directly from a sheriff to smartphone users. Appriss offers more than 2,800 sheriffs' offices that use its VINE program a free smartphone application...

2012-01-30 11:03:00

LUTHERVILLE, Md., Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- VINE® (Victim Information and Notification Everyday) -- the flagship service provided by Appriss -- delivered more than 25 million notifications in 2011, the most ever in a single year. VINE tracks more than two million offenders, or 90 percent of the nation's jail and prison population. VINE allows crime victims and other concerned citizens to learn the custody status of an offender, 24 hours a day, seven days a...

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...