3What Is LEADS 2000?LEADS 2000 is an initiative by the Illinois State Police to upgrade the existing Law Enforcement Agencies Data System, which is over 30 years old.LEADS currently serves approximately 1,000 Criminal Justice agencies statewide.
5What is LEADS 2000? There are two major phases to LEADS 2000: Phase 1 TCP/IP Frame Relay NetworkFront-End (Web Client)RegistryCBTPhase 2Rewrite of the legacy LEADS computerized hot files database (full support of NCIC 2000 functionality/images)Rewrite of the legacy agency databaseRewrite of the administrative message component
6What Does LEADS 2000 Do?Provides essential infrastructure upgrades to the Illinois Criminal Justice Community’s information-sharing and communication network.
7What Does LEADS 2000 Do?Enables the implementation of a Statewide Integrated Criminal Justice System which links criminal justice agencies to create a virtual criminal justice information system.
8What Does LEADS 2000 Do?Provides for enhanced system security.
9What’s included in Phase 1? The user interface has been updated and made more user-friendly.The LEADS 2000 Receiver Program where all incoming communications will be received.
10What’s included in Phase 1? A Registry which will contain up to date information about all agencies and users in the LEADS 2000 community.An electronic version of the LEADS Reference Manual which can be easily accessed from any LEADS 2000 PC.
11What’s included in Phase 1? Help utilities will serve as a valuable resource to assist with troubleshooting.Enhanced security and auditing procedures through the introduction of User ID/Password Authentication.Full Access CBT is now available
12TCP/IP Frame Relay Network The LEADS 2000 mainframe web server will be accessed via CMS’s Frame Relay Network utilizing TCP/IP.
13Your agency may access the CMS frame relay network in the following ways: Direct frame connection between your LAN/WAN and the state frame relay network purchased from CMS; orAccess via the Cook County frame relay network; orAccess via the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority’s frame relay network: orAccess via any county-wide or regional frame relay networks which have connectivity to the CMS frame relay network
14TCP/IP Frame Relay Network Installation of the CMS frame connection takes a “minimum” of 45 days from the date the frame relay circuit order is received.For TCP/IP specifications, send to:Ms. Cindy Bowman
16Frame Relay NetworkISP recommends that agencies maintain their bisynchronous circuit for a minimum of 30 days after the frame relay circuit is installed.Agencies must closely monitor their bisynchronous disconnect order to ensure over billing does not occur.
17Interface Agency Assumptions LEADS interface agencies (those agencies who maintain their own host computer – usually a CAD interface – and provide LEADS access to multiple workstations, often multiple agencies, via their host computer) will likely begin enterprise utilization of the new LEADS web browser client.
18Interface Agency Assumptions Most interface agencies will discontinue the practice of replicating all of the LEADS screens within their CAD.Instead, interface agencies will limit the development of LEADS screens to only the “enforcement critical transactions” (e.g., license, VIN, person, DLN, etc.). These transactions are commonly associated with a traffic stop and there is value added in logging these transactions within CAD.
19LEADS 2000 Formats ALL transactions have been converted to formats. Many features have been added to make the formats more user-friendly.
24LEADS 2000 FormatsThe method in which formats are accessed has been improved.Formats are now accessed through web navigation rather than through memorization of form names.
25LEADS 2000 FormatsThe navigation system has been designed to be easy to learn.Formats are arranged based on their function (Inquiry, Maintenance, and Messaging).The user can quickly access the Traffic Stop Format (formerly called the FQ format) with one mouse click from anywhere on the LEADS 2000 Web Site.
27The Receiver ProgramThe LEADS 2000 Receiver Program provides graphical response management.The Receiver Program has been designed to enhance the user’s ability to view, group, and store incoming messages.
28Receiver ProgramEvery workstation/device using the new LEADS 2000 receiver program will require a new CDC to be assigned.When the receiver program is launched, a CDC will be automatically associated by LEADS 2000.
30The Receiver ProgramEach request will be assigned a unique identifier called a TNS (transaction control) number which will aid in message grouping.Messages will remain on the PC for a period of time specified by the user (default=30 days; maximum 365 days), allowing for local storage and access of messages.
31The Receiver ProgramResponses can be copied from the Receiver Program and pasted into other Windows applications.The Receiver Program also allows several custom printing options.
32The Receiver ProgramThe Receiver Program can be run on any PC that meets ISP’s minimum PC Specifications and that is connected to the CMS Frame Relay Network.Agencies will have the ability to access LEADS from any PC located on their LAN/WAN.
33The Receiver ProgramThe Receiver Program will automatically install itself to your PC when you visit the LEADS 2000 Intranet Web Site and click download.The Receiver Program will be installed on the “C” drive of your pc under the “PROGRAM FILES” directory.Under normal circumstances, the Receiver Program will run continuously.
34The Receiver ProgramHowever, the Receiver Program can be started and stopped by the user if necessary.Service to a PC no longer has to be started by a phone call to ISP staff.
36The RegistryAn integral part of LEADS 2000 is the LEADS 2000 Registry.The Registry contains information about the agencies, users and devices that access LEADS 2000.
37The RegistryThe Registry will serve as the definitive source of information about agencies and users accessing LEADS through LEADS 2000.Updating agency information in the Registry will be the responsibility of each agency’s LEADS Agency Coordinator (LAC).
38The RegistryThe LAC will enter and maintain records for all of his or her agency’s users as well as performing maintenance tasks such as resetting user password.Each LAC should designate two delegates (recommended one on each shift) who will be authorized to reset passwords.More than two delegates may be authorized by the LEADS Administrator upon request.
43LEADS 2000 SecurityLEADS 2000 adds new levels of security to LEADS access.Through the Registry, users will be assigned a User ID and a password.New password policy has been included in the new LEADS Security policy which may be found on the LEADS 2000 internet informational web site
44LEADS 2000 SecurityIn order to access LEADS 2000, users will be required to log on using their user ID and password.Users will be granted access to the LEADS transactions for which they are certified (LTFA or FA).
45Electronic LEADS Manual The existing LEADS Reference Manual is now available in electronic format.It has undergone a series of edits to update the content for LEADS 2000.
46Electronic LEADS Manual Existing legacy Help files have been integrated into appropriate areas within the Electronic LEADS Manual.The Electronic LEADS Manual is now accessible through the LEADS 2000 Web Client.
47Electronic LEADS Manual The content will be completely searchable.On-line Help will make extensive use of the material contained within the manual.
48Computer Based Training A number of Computer Based Training Courses are now available allowing for added training flexibility.LEADS Less Than Full Access CertificationLEADS Full Access CertificationLEADS 2000 Client and RegistryMS Windows
49Transitioning to LEADS 2000 What Does Your Agency Need for LEADS 2000?
50Transitioning to LEADS 2000 1) Obtain a PC which meets the minimum system requirements for LEADS 2000 access.Intel Pentium (or Equivalent) 166 MHZ Processor32 MB of Memory (64 Recommended for NT/2000)3 Gigabyte Hard DriveMS Windows 9X, ME, NT, or 2000MS Internet Explorer 5.0 or above2 button MS-compatible mouse101 enhanced Keyboard3.5” Diskette DriveCD-Rom Drive17” SVGA Color Monitor1 MB Video RAMNetwork Interface Card2 ISA or PCI Slots1 Serial and 1 Parallel Port
51Transitioning to LEADS 2000 If an agency were to purchase a computer today, ISP would recommend the following system :Intel Pentium III (or Equivalent) 733MHZ Processor128 MB Memory30 Gigabyte Hard DriveWindows ME or 2000MS Internet Explorer 5.52 Button MS Compatible Mouse101 Enhanced Keyboard3.5” Diskette DriveCD-ROM Drive17” SVGA Color Monitor (1028 x 768)4 MB Video RamSound Blaster Compatible Soundcard and Speakers2 PCI SlotsNetwork Interface Card (Ethernet or Token Ring)1 Serial Port, 1 Parallel Port, and 1 USB Port
52Transitioning to LEADS 2000 2) Apply for a Frame Relay Circuit using the Frame Relay Circuit Request FormDetermine the line speed (56k/T1) needed for your agency’s communications on the Frame Relay Network.LiveScan agencies should use a T1 circuit.Determine required C.I.R. (committed information rate). Default is 19.2Kbps.Decide where to locate the Frame Circuit.
53Transitioning to LEADS 2000 3) If you wish to use more than one PC to access LEADS 2000:Determine the network topography which will meet your needs.Determine Firewall requirements, if any.A firewall is required if you have internet access from your LAN/WAN.An optional firewall may be installed between your network and the CMS frame relay network if you desire additional protection.Establish the necessary LAN/WAN to provide your agency with the flexibility that you require.
54Transitioning to LEADS 2000 All PC’s on LEADS 2000 must have visibility to the CMS Frame Relay Circuit.Each PC using the LEADS 2000 Web Client will require its own CDC.
55Transitioning to LEADS 2000 4) Determine agency personnel who will be able to access LEADS 2000.A SID number issued by B of I is required for LEADS 2000 access.Fax list of names/dobs to (815)Conduct state and federal fingerprint background checks of all potential users through the ISP Bureau of Identification.
56Transitioning to LEADS 2000 5) You will need a copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0 or better to access the LEADS 2000 Application forms.Acrobat Reader is a free program which enables the viewing of forms over the Internet.Acrobat Reader is available for free download from the Adobe Web Site:
57Transitioning to LEADS 2000 6) Visit the LEADS 2000 Internet Web Site at:The forms are protected by a user ID and password.To access the forms, enter leads2000 in the user ID field and leadsreg for the password (must be lower case).
58Transitioning to LEADS 2000 7) Select the LEADS 2000 Application forms link.This will open your Adobe Acrobat Reader and display the LEADS 2000 Application Forms on the screen.Print the forms out.Review the material contained in this packet and go through the checklist to be sure that your agency is ready to transition.
59Transitioning to LEADS 2000 Completely fill out all forms which apply to your agency.Mail the completed forms to LEADS Administration at the address provided in the application packet.
60Transition to LEADS 2000 Forms/Resources available on the web: Frame Relay Circuit Order FormDepartment FormUser Registry FormDevice FormLEADS AgreementBisynchronous Disconnect FormPowerPoint PresentationInstructions for access the Internet CBT
61Transition to LEADS 2000Additional forms/Resources available on the web:Readiness ChecklistStep by Step Instructions for TransitioningFAQ’sPC SpecificationsLEADS Security Policy
62Transitioning to LEADS 2000 No applications will be processed prior to April 1, 2001.There is a 30-day internal processing period from the date of receipt.Frame Relay Circuit Requests normally take a minimum of days to process and install the circuit.
63Transitioning to LEADS 2000 ISP will respond to your application with a packet which will contain the following:Instructions for accessing LEADS 2000Receiver Program loading instructionsCDC and Receiver Program device id assignmentLogon instructionsLEADS Agency Coordinator UseridYour agency’s activation date
64Transitioning to LEADS 2000 A List of your agency’s new CDCs/ORI and the Device ID Number which corresponds to each device.The Web Address where the LAC will be able to access the Receiver Program for download.The Web Address to access LEADS 2000 Log On page.
65Transitioning to LEADS 2000 You will not be able to access LEADS 2000 until your agency has established visibility to the Frame Relay connectivity.
66Transitioning to LEADS 2000 Once you have received your packet from ISP and established Frame Relay Network connectivity, the LAC must use Internet Explorer to visit the LEADS 2000 Intranet Web Site.Click on “Install the Receiver Program”
67Transitioning to LEADS 2000 The Receiver Program will automatically download, install itself to your PC and ask for information.Enter the information provided in your packet.You are now connected to LEADS 2000.
68Transitioning to LEADS 2000 The Receiver Program is now capable of receiving incoming messages from LEADS.The LAC will need to repeat this process at each PC which will access LEADS 2000, entering the appropriate Device ID for each PC.
69Transitioning to LEADS 2000 Once the Receiver Program has been installed on the PC, use Internet Explorer to go to LEADS 2000 Log On screen using the URL/address provided in the packet.When the Log On screen is reached, the LAC must call the LEADS 2000 Hotline to have his or her account activated.
70Transitioning to LEADS 2000 LEADS 2000 Hotline Personnel will activate the LAC account and provide a temporary password which is good for one use.As you are logging on be sure to create a new password and type it into both the new password and confirm password fields.
71Managing Your AgencyThe LEADS Agency Coordinator will be responsible for:Entering all agency users in the Registry.Maintaining the information in the Registry which relates to the Agency or its users.Re-setting user passwords.NOTE: ISP will not be responsible for resetting user passwords.Acting as first line support for agency users.