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NICKNAME

Data Element: NICKNAME
Definition: A descriptive name, other than an alias or key name, given to an individual.
Standard of Verification: Internal agency documents or electronic records.
Data Type: AN
Field Size: 30
Field Format: 30AN
Originating Teams: Law Enforcement
User Teams: Corrections and Law Enforcement
Tables / Codes: None
Comments: This field should not be used for diminutives of the subject's name (e.g., "Bob" for "Robert", "Bill" for "William"). Street names are considered nicknames.
Page Info: DATE STANDARD ESTABLISHED: 6/01