Sonoran CAD allows your community to create custom records and incident reports for police, fire, and EMS services. This tutorial will cover the basics of creating a new custom report or record and general usage of the system.
View our video tutorial on creating custom reports and records.
Navigate to Admin > Customization > Custom Records
From the "New Record Type" dropdown, select the desired record type. Records follow the standard record editing and lookup system, and require a civilian or vehicle field to be searched. Reports can be searched in the unit's report center via number or identifier.
Add your desired custom and premade sections, edit fields, and more!
If your section is a custom character or vehicle field, you can toggle on the search button. This allows the section to be filled via when creating a new one.
The enable duplicate button allows users to click and create a new copy of the section while filing the record.
Fields can be a set to
These fields are generic text boxes.
The select field allows you to customize a dropdown box.
The select field allows you to create a large text area.
The checkboxes type allows you to create multiple checkboxes, similar to the premade flags section.
The date field allows you to specify a date field. You can also specify the formatting in the mask column.
The time field allows you to specify a time field.
The image field allows you to specify an image to be displayed.
The linked records field allows you to link and cross-reference other records and reports to this record.
Custom flag options can be added to every record template. When checked, these flags will show up as alerts on any lookup. Similar to a checkboxes section, you will need to expand the section and add options.
Labels can display static text, along with color attributes.
The address dropdown will auto-filter street address names that have been imported via CSV.
This will show the field label and value in the lookup table preview.
This will disable the field for all non-supervisor unit identifiers. Your unit's supervisor status can be set in the unit identifier editor.
Required fields will require the unit to enter something into the field before the record can be submitted.
Unique fields enforce that no duplicate values for this field are stored in the database. These values are enforced for the specific record template only.
Unique fields can only be on non-DB Sync records and in custom sections.
The field size slider allows you to select a field size value between 1 and 12.
Every row of a record has a space divisible by 12.
Be sure to set the record name, and press SAVE
In the police, dispatch, fire, or EMS page, select "REPORTS" in the top action menu bar From here, you can create a new report, search existing reports, and view reports requiring supervisor actions.
Select "New Report" and the desired custom report type from the dropdown button From there, you can fill out the fields and add the record.
The supervisor panel shows all reports that have a blank field that requires supervisor permissions. If you do not have the supervisor panel enabled, you will need to have the supervisor permission granted on your account.