An arrest warrant is an official document, signed by a judge (or magistrate), which authorizes a police officer to arrest the person or people named in the warrant. Warrants typically identify the crime for which an arrest has been authorized and may restrict the manner in which an arrest may be made. Local governments in united states have encouraged use of electronic warrant systems (e-warrants) to make the process of obtaining and issuing warrant streamlined and more efficient and secure.
The independent studies show that the use of electronic Warrant system saves considerable amount of time and resources. The historical data analysis presents that use of e-warrant systems resulted in shorter time to process and obtain a warrant than the use of the traditional paper-based systems. This study concluded that the use of E-Warrant system resulted in higher percent warrants served over the legacy system and increased the effectiveness of the warrant issuance for police agencies and judiciaries.
Effectiveness of electronic warrants?
It is very important to have a check on the ongoing assessment of these e-warrants effectiveness, as it helps to ensure that the goals are being achieved. If the goals aren’t met, the effectiveness helps to measure the identified areas of improvement. If the control to create e-warrants is under jurisdiction, a proper amount of attention should be provided to the number of metrics that helps to build the e-warrants system.
Finally, these electronic warrants are made to provide law enforcement & judiciaries a tool for effective respond to creation , issuance and execution of warrants. The outcome is measured thru tracking the information and know about the change over time such as number of refusals or motion being made. This also provides the data which measures that how the e-warrant improve the overall efficiency in system and desired outcomes.
Goals of having e-warrants?
- The time and cost saving to create application, review , execute and serve various type of warrants.
- A decrease in the duplicate data entry
- The data security, reliability and streamlining of warrant process
- A good workflow of management and prominence of charging documents and forms of DWI’s workflow have also been improved.
Warrants flow process-
- Officers request for the warrant by creating the application remotely.
- Prosecutor and judges are notified via emails and reviews the warrant.
- After reviewing, a message is sent to the judge via email or text and contains ID number.
- The on-call judge accesses the site and get access to the docket thru ID number
- It is approved and the updates are been made and stored as a PDF. The e-warrants is finally approved
- The official officer takes a print out to serve it, and finally, enters “return of serve” and forwards to the court.
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The Patented process will assist Police officers and Judges for such warrants in only few minutes. The warrant can be issued remotely and accessibly via encrypted secured link over the Internet. So, let us show you how to save time and money by flawlessly incorporating anywhereWARRANT™ into your existing process!