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Blotter System

By | December 2012
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Chapter 1
Introduction
1.0 Introduction
Barangay is the native Filipino term for a village, district or ward. It is the smallest local government unit in the Philippines that is governed from the Barangay hall by the Barangay officials. The Barangay hall serves as the shoulder that citizens can lean on in terms of some problems, misunderstanding, conflicts with their kabarangays and other help that they need. The hall is where the Barangay officials manages all the things with regards to their Barangay that’s why it should have a good and well manage Justice System. A good Barangay Justice System (BJS) is an alternative, community-based mechanism for dispute resolution of conflicts. These panel mechanisms are available for administering justice and resolving and/or mediating conflict at the local level through non-adversarial means. The good Barangay Justice System is designed not merely to decongest the courts of cases but to address inequalities in access to justice, particularly experienced by marginalized communities. The primary role of the system is not to decide disputes and impose a solution on the parties but to assist the parties in discussing the possible amicable settlement of their disputes. Because the BJS are dealings with cases that are needed to be record, a good BJS relies on good record keeping. Records of different cases that the BJS handles should be protected. It should be ensure by the Barangay officials because records provide as the evidence of the Barangay’s responsibility for its actions.

With the prologue of 21st century, information technology has been used to develop the blotter system of the Barangay Management System. Computers are not only use for fun and some encoding activities or a tool for doing things with high accuracy, but also they are use to increase the efficiency in all fields ranging from gathering information from the complainants to keeping the records of the complaint. Barangay’s, Philippine National Police...

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