DPS Computer

Number 16288
Subject Databases
Source KTVT-TV (Dallas)
State TX
Year 1999
Publication Date Nov. 23, 1999
Summary KTVT-TV "found many convicted sexual offenders had no criminal record on the state's crime computer. We exposed a huge hole in the system. Schools, day care centers, state licensing agencies all rely on the state's crime computer for criminal background checks. We found a school crossing guard was a convicted felon (indecency with a child)..."
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Pages 5
Keywords TAPE TRANSCRIPT CAR Department of Public Safety Criminal Background Check data accuracy databases
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