We announced this morning a new contract with Norfolk and Suffolk constabularies to manage and transform their back-office systems. You can read the full press release on our website here.

The seven-year, £3.75m contract will help to make significant savings following the implementation of the ERP and duty management systems.

Government Computing, Capgemini agrees back office deal with East Anglian police forces, 5 December 2013, reported that the new deal “drive efficiencies through back office and support services, as well as deliver more effective cross-border collaboration and the combining of the forces’ business support departments.

Computer Weekly reported that our proprietary system, t-Police, based on Oracle ERP and part of part of our Ready2Series, will enable the police authorities to “share such business services as HR and payroll, and include front-line support functions.

The news was also covered in Computerworld UK: Norfolk and Suffolk sign seven year outsourcing deal with Capgemini, as well as picked up by TMC, Newshour 24, News 168.

Phillip ClaytonSupporting our announcement Phillip Clayton, Assistant Chief Officer (ACO) for Suffolk Constabulary and the Senior Responsible Officer for the joint programme said: “We chose Capgemini as we felt they offered the best value solution that meets all our requirements. Capgemini’s t-Police is already built on proven solutions which are templated against police services, so we are confident the transition will be smooth. As well as the cost savings, this agreement will also improve the quality of frontline service delivery as it will help reduce the time our officers spend on admin.”

Stephen BettStephen Bett, Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk, said: “Anything that cuts down on administration and process and frees up police time has to be a good thing. This is yet another example of collaboration between our two forces in action and will help both be more effective and more efficient.”

Tim PassmoreTim Passmore, Police and Crime Commissioner for Suffolk, said: “This new system will positively redress the balance of staff time spent on the front-line and administration tasks. This is a good example of the benefits of collaboration; the two Constabularies working together to provide the very best value for the people of Suffolk.”

Learn more about Capgemini t-Police by following the link or watch the video below: