PAST ISSUES / March 1997

CITIES BECOME TELECOM OWNERS

Cities and towns -- worried that the information superhighway will pass them by -- are looking to own and run their own telecommunications infrastructures.

Crime Drops in NYC

New York City has managed to cut its crime rate by an unprecedented 38 percent in barely three years, thanks, in part, to computer technology.

Geo Info

Digital Aerial Photography Flies

Recent advancements in digital aerial photography is making it an inexpensive choice.

Justice & Technology

Courts Develop Plans for 2020

California's courts developed strategic plans to take them into a coordinated technological future.

Product News

Product News

Product News

Interview

INTERVIEW: KATHLEEN O'TOOLE

Building a Seamless Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Network

Iowa Gov. Branstad

"We didn't set out to have [our fiber-optic network] state-owned. We put it out for bid. The problem was we didn't have anybody who wanted to build it to every part of the state."

Product Focus

Product Focus: Courtroom Automation

There are many, many courtroom automation tools on the market, but are there law offices and courtrooms

Access

Access

Government information is still a bargain, but it's not free. What policies govern fees and access?

Imaging

Good Deeds

Document imaging helps land recorders and registries speed public access to legal documents.

Notes from the Field

Notes from the Field

Notes from the Field

Internet

Catch Deadbeats on the Web

Connecticut's Department of Social Services

Snapshot

National Technology Snapshot

A 50-state roundup of information technology news and events.