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Use of database to track criminal offenses

Define "database" and explain how you could use a simple database (like Microsoft Access or Microsoft Excel) to track criminal offenses in your local community. Discuss what criteria you would use to categorize offenses and why. Explain how you could utilize the database to quickly and easily query offense information for your local neighborhood watch group.

Please include/list references used to gather information.

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Define "database" and explain how you could use a simple database (like Microsoft Access or Microsoft Excel) to track criminal offenses in your local community. Discuss what criteria you would use to categorize offenses and why. Explain how you could utilize the database to quickly and easily query offense information for your local neighborhood watch group.

Please include/list references used to gather information.

"Where is the life we have lost in living?

Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge?"

-R.L.Stevenson

A database is a structured collection of records or data. A computer database relies upon software to organize the storage of data. The software models the database structure in what are known as database models. (Wikipedia)

Investigator's job has become very difficult, as s/he have to take decisions and actions instantaneously. A database management system can be an extremely complex set of software programs that controls the organization, storage, and retrieval of data field's records and fills in a database. The DBMS accepts requests for data from the application program and instructs the operating ...

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