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INMATE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (LOCAL CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM)

Data Element: INMATE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (LOCAL CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM)
Definition: A number used by a local correctional system to uniquely identify the inmate within that system.
Standard of Verification: Varies by location. See Comments.
Data Type: AN
Field Size: 10
Field Format: 10AN
Originating Teams: Corrections
User Teams: Corrections, Courts and Law Enforcement
Tables / Codes: None
Comments: Depending upon Local practice, the number may be event or person-specific.
The number may have been generated by the Jails Management System (JMS), or other similar software packages that are in use by a number of local correctional facilities in New York State.
For specific information about this identifier, contact the local correctional facility.
For New York City, see also BOOK and CASE NUMBER (New York City Department of Correction).
This number appears on the DCJS criminal history reports (rapsheet) as "Inmate ID Number."
Page Info: DATE STANDARD ESTABLISHED: 9/95