One of the most dispiriting aspects of life under a new administration in Topeka is the continual revelation of expensive gaps caused by previous administrations. As Gov. Laura Kellys administration has approached its work in a technocratic, fix-the-problems manner, ever more problems have been revealed that might have been hidden before.
The latest eye-popping, stomach-churning problem?
The Kansas Bureau of Investigations obsolete Automated Fingerprint Identification System. Were the only state still using the system, which was installed 12 years ago and isnt actively supported by its vendor. Its last major update was seven years ago.
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