Allen Parrish is the Professor and Chair of the Department of Cyber Science at the United States Naval Academy.
He was recently a Professor of Computer Science at The University of Alabama and Director of the Center for Advanced
Public Safety (CAPS), a 75-person R&D
organization dedicated to information technology applications to public safety and transportation safety. While under Dr. Parrish’s direction,
CAPS has been instrumental in the successful statewide deployment of electronic
traffic citations and an electronic crash form in Alabama, as well as in sharing
law enforcement information through the very popular Law Enforcement Tactical
System (LETS). All of these applications and others were developed at CAPS and
reside in an integrated mobile client framework called MOVE also developed at CAPS.
Dr. Parrish received a Ph.D. in computer and information science from The Ohio State
University in 1990.