Shotspotter Case Study

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Technology in law enforcement will have its issues but with ShotSpotter the strengths in this emerging technology is how accurate the location was and how fast the detection of this program was. It also provides additional data like what kind of gun was shot and the direction of the shooting and provides officer safety. Since fourth of July did just past this program can distinguish between gunfire and firecrackers of a car backfiring which is a wonder thing because if not then officers would always be in those neighborhoods looks for shootings. The weaknesses of this program is that the cost of it ranges from $40-60,000 a year per square mile and if somebody was to be shot or shooting inside of a building with doors and windows closed the
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