‘Criminals escaping justice’ due to IT system – BBC News

Posted January 24th, 2019 in computer programs, delay, news, police by tracey

‘A police IT system is “unfit for purpose” and causing some criminals to escape justice, officers have told the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme. Nine forces in England and Wales use Athena, which promised to speed up the detection of crimes. But officers say it regularly crashes and is overly complicated, meaning some cases are not built in time or dropped.’

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BBC News, 24th January 2019

Source: www.bbc.co.uk