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CLIENT IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (DIVISION OF PROBATION AND CORRECTIONAL ALTERNATIVES)

Data Element: CLIENT IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (DIVISION OF PROBATION AND CORRECTIONAL ALTERNATIVES)
Definition: The unique, computer-generated, number used to identify each person on the Division of Probation and Correctional Alternatives (DPCA) Client Database. A person should have only one Client Identification Number.
Standard of Verification: None
Data Type: AN
Field Size: 7
Field Format: 7AN
Originating Teams: Corrections
User Teams: Corrections
Tables / Codes: None
Comments: This required data element exists because no other unique person specific identifier is available for all probation supervision cases. Not all probationers have NYSID numbers.
Page Info: DATE STANDARD ESTABLISHED: 9/95