Chapter Fourteen of Policing America: Challenges and Best Practices
examines the exciting high-technology developments in policing (and some with
applications in corrections as well), including those in the areas of
less-lethal weapons, wireless technology, electronics, imaging systems,
firearms, and communications.
This is an exciting time for the police; more new technologies than ever are
being made available to aid them in their efforts to analyze and address
crimes. Chapter Fourteen has shown the breadth of research and development that
Visit Technology – POLICE
Magazine and look for new technology that is
being used by law enforcement around the United States. Locate an article
concerning technology and address the following:
Explain what the new technology is and how it is
helping law enforcement agencies.
Choose two new technologies (different from the new
technology explained previously), either from Technology – POLICE Magazine or Chapter Fourteen, that you think law enforcement
should obtain and adopt. Explain why you think this technology is
necessary for advanced law enforcement communities.
Peak, K. (2012). Policing America: Challenges and best
practices (7th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education