Crime database to be created in Russia by 2022 - report
MOSCOW, January 27 (RAPSI) – The unified federal database of registered crimes will be created in Russia by 2022, Vedomosti newspaper reported Friday.
Currently, integration of the Federal Target Program on creation and implementation of the state crime statistics computerized system is being completed in the government, the newspaper quoted Oleg Insarov, head of the Prosecutor General’s Office’s department of legal statistics, as having said.
Reportedly, the program’s realization will cost approximately from 9.3 to 11 billion rubles ($156-184.5 million).
According to Vedomosti, the crime database will become an isolated automated system aimed to follow up cases from their initiation and up to delivering judgment. All citizens would be able to lodge an e-mailed statement on a crime, register it and monitor the procedure progress online.
The database development was ordered by the Prosecutor General’s Office in 2012. The system’s trial period began in six Russia’s regions in 2013. Since 2015, its test operation has been conducted in 21 regions.
Earlier in January, Russia’s Interior Ministry reported the development of the fingerprints database of all foreigners entering Russia.