The county board unanimously passed a budget amendment Tuesday for the
"This was an unforeseen issue that came about with our new software," Sheriff
The county will buy refurbished units at about
The current units could no longer be updated to work with new technology. The typical lifespan is about five years, according to Amazi.
With the updated units, Amazi said deputies will be able to file tickets electronically, similar to the e-charges the office has done for about a year. E-tickets shouldn't mean much to a typical resident pulled over for speeding, but Amazi said it saves her office paperwork. When a suspect is in custody, deputies can also complete pre-booking with the jail, as all the systems are integrated throughout the computer.
Toughbooks also allow deputies to pull up people's license records electronically and access dispatch calls, along with other data.
The county also approved a
"It's not taxpayer dollars to do this," County Coordinator
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