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File #: 20-036    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/9/2020 Departments: SHERIFF
On agenda: 2/11/2020 Final action: 2/11/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing the County Purchasing Agent to amend purchase order P1900455 for COPLINK software, licenses, maintenance and support from Forensic Logic for the Northern California Regional Intelligence Center for a term commencing July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2020, in an amount not to exceed $257,687.
Attachments: 1. 20200211_r_Coplink, 2. 20200211_att_Coplink
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Carlos G. Bolanos, Sheriff
Subject: Purchase of COPLINK software, licenses, maintenance and support for the Northern California Regional Intelligence Center

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing the County Purchasing Agent to amend purchase order P1900455 for COPLINK software, licenses, maintenance and support from Forensic Logic for the Northern California Regional Intelligence Center for a term commencing July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2020, in an amount not to exceed $257,687.

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BACKGROUND:
In 2007, the County of San Mateo was awarded federal grant funding from the United States Department of Homeland Security through the State of California Office of Emergency Services to establish a records management system connectivity between Bay Area law enforcement and justice agencies. On July 2009, your Board approved the purchase of COPLINK from Knowledge Computer Corporation, who was acquired by IBM Corporation and now Forensic Logic. COPLINK is a software platform that unifies law enforcement data spread across multiple agencies and source databases and then provides powerful search and analysis capabilities on the aggregated pool of information.

The Northern California Regional Intelligence Center (NCRIC) hosts, manages and maintains the COPLINK deployment that serves the law enforcement agencies in multiple Bay Area counties. Information from neighboring jurisdictions, that would otherwise be inaccessible, can be uncovered in an investigation to help identify criminals, solve cases, make arrests, and enhance charges. Every year, millions of records are made available in hundreds of thousands of searches by over a thousand local law enforcement officers and analysts. In addition, COPLINK connects to similar platforms across California, providing connectivity and partnership with the South Bay, Los Angeles, San Diego, Sacramen...

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