LIVE OAK — Suwannee County Sheriff Sam St. John spoke to the county commissioners at a Tuesday meeting about updating the sheriff’s office computer systems to comply with an audit performed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
The audit was performed by the Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) division of the FBI on March 10 to determine if the SCSO complied with computer system requirements, St. John said.
He said that if the office did not comply, it could put the every department under the FBI in danger. A hacker could break through the county’s inscription software to get to the FBI’s information, St. John said.
This means that if the county does not comply with the new requirements, Suwannee County Sheriff’s Office would be cut off from the CJIS information.
“We would be operating in the dark,” St. John said. “We wouldn’t be able to check driver’s licenses,
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