Crimebase Manual

Feb 16 2016 07:02 PM | Last updated Feb 17 2016 11:30 PM
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CrimeBase is a flexible, easy to use and completely integrated suite of information management tools for law enforcement agencies. CrimeBase connects to your Master Server through MySQL, whether localhost or web server, so other users can submit and retrieve data. This manual will help you better understand and use CrimeBase to its full potential.



CrimeBase is a flexible, easy to use and completely integrated suite of information management tools for law enforcement agencies. CrimeBase connects to your Master Server through MySQL, whether localhost or web server, so other users can submit and retrieve data.



CrimeBase requires a few things before use.
  • MySQL server allowing a remote connection.
  • Windows 7 or newer Windows operating system.





First Time Launch
Establishing connection to a Master Server and activating your license.
  • Click connect to setup a Master Server.
  • Apply Master Server credentials, database and table prefix (if any).
  • Click Test to test & save your settings.
  • If this is the first time a CrimeBase application connected to your Master Server, CrimeBase will configure the database; creating tables and inserting data. CrimeBase will also prompt you to create a user account.
  • When creating accounts, create an administrator by enabling all permissions, otherwise you will not be able to configure CrimeBase ever again.
  • Click the license tab to insert your purchased license to enable CrimeBase.
Change Settings
Change your department name & logo and configure users & applications.
  • Signed in with administrative access, navigate to CrimeBase > Settings and change your department name and logo on the Master Server there.
  • Within the Settings window, click on Applications to add, delete or manage applications.
  • Navigate to CrimeBase > Users to add, delete or manage users.


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