The role of the multimedia database is to provide a repository for the storage of all information regarding particular incidents. The role of the department is to monitor and review these incidents and determine if legal action is required. Access to the digital objects is tightly controlled and there is no public access.
The key functions include:
- A photographer is assigned to take the photos of the incident. These are then securely sent to the server.
- A government employee then loads these digital images into the database and attaches metadata to them. They are then reviewed and secured.
- Users with the correct authority can then retrieve and use these digital images. They can also be embedded in documents, as required in any legal cases. ...