Texas: Oversight lacking on cops' faulty software
By Vianna Davila
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The release Monday of an anticipated police computer system audit -- and the city's decision to cease use of the software -- revealed a program plagued by thorny management policies and insufficient local control.
The city audit also raised questions about the role played by the two companies who developed the system and controlled the programming language but were exempt from providing the city any documentation about their procedures or technology.