Grand Prairie is a mid-sized community with a population of 180,000. It is located in the center of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, which has a population of six million. It is a popular entertainment destination and accessible via major thoroughfares, which increases the amount of traffic in the city and surrounding areas.
To effectively patrol this traffic and provide ticketing and documentation in collisions, the Grand Prairie Police Dept. and Grand Prairie Municipal Court use Brazos eCitation solution from Tyler Technologies.
Prior to using Brazos, police and court clerks struggled with their electronic ticketing processes in the following ways:
Police officers and court officials wanted a product that could automate the data collection processes involved in citation and crash report writing to do the following:
In 2012, the Grand Prairie Police Dept. and Municipal Court purchased Brazos eCitation solution from Tyler Technologies.
Through implementing the Brazos solution, the Grand Prairie PD and court experience the following benefits:
"The best thing about Brazos is that it gives officers the ability to spend less time on the road and minimizes exposure to potential danger," Sgt. Eric Hansen of the Grand Prairie Police Dept. said. "Brazios offers a robust reporting and back office system that makes research and updates easy and efficient. Other benefits like the voice notes, color and monochrome cameras, and multiple programs other than eCitation make Brazos the best fit for our agency."
With Brazos, the Grand Prairie PD and court experience more efficiency and improved accuracy throughout the electronic ticketing process. Officers stay safer when issuing a citation, court clerks spend less time entering information, and accuracy is improved, so fewer citations are dismissed.
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Brazos eCitation provides the most technically advanced mobile electronic citation solution on the market today. The Brazos solution is built on a powerful architecture that provides complete flexibility for our clients with no required changes to existing IT infrastructure.
Instead of hand-written citations that have to be re-entered into the court or public safety records management systems, patrol officers can easily enter citation information in a mobile device, which is automatically uploaded into any system defined by the agency.