County board approves electronic ticket process for Cass County law enforcement

January 11, 2023 Cass County Board approved the use of “digiTicket” in Cass County at their Monday night meeting. This program is already in use in several other counties around the state as well as by the Illinois State Police. The program will allow law enforcement officers to scan a driver’s license to obtain all […]

Bigfoot99 News: Saratoga PD Using New Dispatch Technology

October 27, 2022 Saratoga police are no longer writing tickets by hand or communicating with dispatch using outdated technology. As reported by Bigfoot 99 earlier this month, Saratoga PD have upgraded both their computer aided dispatch and ticket writing software to be more in line with the rest of the county. The new Spillman dispatch system will […]

County moving e-citation program forward

Electronic ticketing system said to save time and money STEVE HORRELL • shorrell@edwpub.net For the past year now, the Madison County Sheriff’s Department has been issuing tickets to drivers electronically rather than writing them out by hand. Edwardsville, Collinsville, Granite City and Troy later followed suit. It’s faster, more accurate, and safer that way, says […]

States Look to E-Citations to Improve Public Safety

News provided by eCitation Coalition CHICAGO, Jan. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — State legislatures across the country are increasingly interested in supporting the use of electronic citation technology to enhance public and officer safety, reduce government costs, and improve public convenience. Electronic citations (or “e-citations”) are printed, rather than hand written, and are estimated to reduce […]

Mentor Police Department switching to digital ticketing

By Betsy Scott, The News-Herald Mentor police officers soon won’t have to write traffic tickets anymore. That’s because the department is switching to electronic ticketing. City Council recently authorized spending $63,871 to implement the digiTicket system, offered by Tulsa, Oklahoma-based Saltus Technologies. The annual maintenance fee will be $5,790. The cost includes a magnetic strip […]

Electronic citation technology helping small police departments

By Patty Santos, Published 6:07 PM CDT Aug 26, 2016 UNION CITY, Okla. —Small police departments are relying on multiple layers of technology to help them eliminate mistakes and protect victims. KOCO5 News On Demand Video eCitation Technology Report This week, Union City Police Chief Richard Stephens said one particular device is paying off for […]

Circuit clerk, sheriff implement electronic ticketing program

March 23, 2016 EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County Circuit Clerk Mark Von Nida and Sheriff John Lakin announce the launch of the digiTICKET E-Citation program in Madison County. The program allows police officers to scan driver’s licenses, capture vehicle information and issue electronic citations. The program will also notify officers of warrants and stolen vehicles. The […]

Still writing citations by hand?

  The concept of electronic citations is not new. In fact, a variety of standalone eCitation software applications have been out there for nearly a decade. Newer systems aspire to deliver seamless continuity and integration when utilized by officers on the road. They are also meant to ease the job of citation processing by the city or county […]

Illinois Law Agencies head toward E-Citation

Ryan Voyles, Staff Writer at Herald & Review in Decatur, Illinois, published this article on Thursday, December 10th. Mr. Voyles reported that the Macon County Sheriff’s Office, Decatur Police Department and the Mount Zion Police Department were all participating in a plan to acquire and deploy a new electronic citation system. This article was published […]