New York City child services gives new tablet computers to all child abuse investigators

StateScoop:  The New York City Administration for Children’s Services announced Tuesday that more than 2,000 of its caseworkers will start using new tablet computers and software in all child abuse investigations.

The Microsoft Surface Pro tablets being given to all frontline child-protective staff are equipped with new software which will allow workers to access the state’s child-welfare database in the field, according to an agency press release. The newly implemented technology will give caseworkers easy and immediate access to critical documents, case history and other relevant data.

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