SCHOOL OF COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
COURSE: BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEM (B.I.S)
PROJECT TITLE: INTEGRATED NIGERIA PRISONERS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
Integrated Nigeria Prisoners Management Systems
Prisoner identification is an integral part of any prison system, but with so many prisoners lodged in the Nigeria Prisons, the authorities found it increasingly difficult to keep tab on the prisoners, so necessary for an efficient jail system.
The primary goal of prison management is to incapacitate inmates while providing rehabilitation and programs; however the goal of maintaining control within the prison system takes precedence over rehabilitation and treatment (Craig 2004, 92S).
The activities of the Nigeria Prison’s services in terms of records keeping has for a long time been a huge problem to the service as there are no proper facilities in place to ensure that they are able to store and retrieve information on prisoners very quickly. Prison system models provide conceptual clarity regarding the complex workings of the prison system as well as the strains on and dilemmas of each system (Steele and Jacobs 1975).
Record keeping are still done using big old files which have to be shelved once that file is full and then replaced with another and so when the need comes to get information on prisoner’s, they will have to look through the old files according to the dates they assume the information could have been stored and then go through all files that were recorded during that period until the file is found.
This very tiring and time consuming activity usually leaves them with no other option but to record the prisoner details again in a new file to avoid going through so much stress but…...