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Beltrami County Deputy Jarrett Walton, project manager, gives a presentation Tuesday to the Beltrami County Board of Commissions on the features of the new Law Enforcement Technology Group, or LETG, police software. At left is Jack Frost, Beltrami County commissioner. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper

Improving police performance: New software changes policing operations in Beltrami County

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A Beltrami County sheriff's deputy stops a vehicle speeding along state Highway 89. The male driver does not have his driver's license on him, so he writes down his name and date of birth.


The deputy returns to his squad and types in the information on a laptop mounted in the center console. The computer instantly provides a driving record and, with one keystroke, a photograph.

The deputy realizes, "That's not him."

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