The world over, it is
indisputable that the introduction of computer technology in different facets
of life, has virtually transformed and entranced information processing, which
is very vital in any organization or parastatals of government. Not only
as a means of information processing, the technology has also proved to be the
fastest means of information retrieval, which forms the nucleus of this study.
This work tries to x-
ray the rate role of the computer in crime investigation as it affects the
Nigerian police. Force it looks at ways of improving the information
management of the force. This research work will cover the following
areas: record information retrieval relating to MIS (Management information
system), retirement Cretan for officers and crime mapping through a data bank
of crime related information.
A detailed design of a
computerized approach that will bring the much needed innovation is
given. Also included in this work is a praper documentation for the new
OF THE WORK
This project work is
organized in seven chapters. Chapter one begins with an introduction of
the project, a brief statement of the problem, the purpose of the study.
It explicitly outlines the aims and objectives. Also the scope,
limitations and constrains are also discussed. It ends finally with
definition of terms; chapter two is specifically dedicated to literature review
pertaining to the project work chapter three of the project opens with the
description and analysis of the existing system. The fact-finding methods
employed for the project is documented. The objectives of the existing
system are highlighted, and the input, process and output analysis discussed
the information floe diagram is shown, and the problems of the existing system
and the justification for the new system discussed. Chapter four
discussed mainly the new system design. The output specification and
design and file design are respectively highlighted, also the procedure chart
and system flowchart is illustrated. It closes with the system
Chapter five discusses
the implementation of the new system. The program design, which consists
of the program flowcharts and the corresponding pseudo code, are all
highlighted. The source program is written and a test run is carried out.
Chapter six dwelt on
the documentation of the Q basic program for the new system. Chapter
seven finally closes with recommendation and conclusion. Attached to this
work are the FIIB (Federal Intelligence and information Bureau) organization
structure, the input and output forms for suspect confirmation the references
made to during research work are lighted.
1.1 Statement of the
1.2 purpose of the study
1.3 Aims and
1.4 Scope of the
1.5 Limitations of the
1.6 Definition of
3.0 Description and analysis of the existing
3.1 fact finding methods
3.3Objective of the existing
3.4Input, process, output
3.6Problems of the existing
3.7Justification of the new
4.0 Description of the new
4.1 output specification and
4.2Input specification and
7.0 Recommendation and
(IT) has set a new world order turning the world into a global village, where
information plays an indispensable role.
Investigation and Intelligence Bureau (FIIB), is a special outfit of the
Nigeria police force, as a role similar to that of the FBI (Federal Bureau of
intelligence) of the united states (US) information they say is an
indispensable force, and if we should go by this maxim, it buttresses the need
at which classified information is to this outfit.
Over the years, this
outfit had made tremendous impact in combating crime, but in recent times,
there has been an avalanche of crime wave in the country leading to insecurity
of life and properties close investigation concerning crime activities reveals
that this special outfit of the police force is bedeviled with obsolete
Despite the glint
strides taken by this outfit over the years changing their investigation and
recording equipment to tape storage using cassette as recorder, there are still
a lot of surmountable problems which has hitherto, reduced the efficiency
Bureau, Ogbor-Hill, Aba and other division of the outfit through out
Nigeria. The panacea to this may no doubt; lie in the introduction of a
properly designed computer base system which will bring the much-desired
automation hence, a prerequisite for being a member of the new world order
vis-à-vis information technology.
1.1 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
The statutory duty of the federal investigation and intelligence
Bureau (FIIB) is crime prevention and intelligence network which is solely
based on information. This information received from conducted investigation,
which should be supplied to the Bureau within minutes using electron
communication. But this takes days or weeks and sometimes months if the
investigation is carried in a distant area. The storage medium currently
at disposal for information is susceptible to unauthorized access and
damage. Most often, the recorded information is usually not within the
reach when needed. Going by this high level of graft in the country,
officers can easily remove: recorded information of a very serious crime activity
by mere bribe offer. In view of the above problems w3hich have attracted
the author’s attention, he has unequivocally, decided to design a computer base
system which will correct this abnormalities.
1.2 PURPOSE OF THE STUDY
Having been aware of the numerous anomalies which have reduced the
efficiency of the Nigeria police force (NPF), the purpose of this research is
focused on designing an developing a computerized based or approach to
information storage and retrievals against the manual approach, as it affects
the (FIIB) federal intelligence investigation Bureau), and the Nigeria police
1.3 AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
The aims and objectives of the research work
centers on the following:-
-To show case the merits of a computerized system
in police investigation and intelligence.
-To upgrade the information network system of the
Nigeria police force
-To enhance speedy and reliable information
retrieval in crime records.
-To identify areas where computers can be used in
-To investigate the possibilities of using the
computer to analyse and compare substance taken from the scene of crime.
-To establish the possibilities of using the
computer in crime mapping – A situation where data concerning crimes that have
been committed in a certain area is fed into a computer and then, the computer
produces a map that shows whether it is any pattern to the crime.
1.4 SCOPE OF THE STUDY
This research work is limited to the federal investigation and
intelligence Bureau (FIIB) Ogbor-Hill Aba, Abia state although this outfit has
just been moved to Calabar, Cross River State. The choice of
investigation and intelligence was chosen due to the fact that there are
certain information, which are not meant for public consumption.
1.6 DEFINITION OF TERMS
Information: This is a meaningful processed data, which provides
an individual knowledge needful in decision making.
a collection of raw facts, figured charts or symbols that represent idea,
object or situation which need to processed to given a real meaning program: a
set of instruction logically sequenced that instructs the computer on what
actions to take to arrive at a result.
simply a fact finding and fact recording concerning a particular issue or
event. It can be obtained through interview, question and observation.
is a paper file used in keeping records on case matters.
collection of records that are related, to which the user can attach a name.
INTELLIGENT REPORT: It is
a report written and recorded about a witnessed event which can serve as
or information on which a conclusion or proof may be based.
operation carried out by operatives in a remote area in the city or an area.
of federal investigation and intelligence Bureau.
hint conveyed to the special outfit by some one
presumed guilty of discredit with out conclusive proof.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: It is
the technology which supports activities involving the creation, storage,
manipulation and communication of information together with their related
methods, management and application.
Management information system: the combination of human and
computer based resources that result in the collection storage, retrieval,
communication and use of data for the purpose of efficient management of
operations and for business planning.
Data Bank (information Service): electronic shore-house of
information accessed by using a microcomputer, modem and telephone.
Download: To transfer information electronically from a
databank or a computer to another computer.
Expert system: computer system characterize by a very
large database, the ability to ask question, and set of rules that allow it to
use its data to arrive at conclusion.
an electromechanical device capable of generating, storing and retrieving
information at a fantastic speed and accuracy.
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