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define database and how you could use a simple database (like

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define database and how you could use a simple database (like Microsoft Access or Microsoft Excel) to track criminal offenses in your local community. Discuss what criteria you would use to categorize offenses and why. Explain how you could utilize the database to quickly and easily query offense information fro your local neighboe=rhood watch group?
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  INFOLAWYER replied 9 years ago.
A database is a collection of information on a large scale.

A database can be used for tracking by having people track public records for criminal offenses and collecting the data on the databse and sorting by location and individual

The Group would be able t to search the database by name, location, offense, and date to have easy access to the information for preventive measures and discussion.