Technology Effect on Law Enforcement Essay

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    Due to technology and social media, the way media is now distributed and received in the public has changed tremendously over the years. It’s not a matter of how a crime is committed or portrayed to the public, but how quickly the information of the crime is received now. Not only is the media received more quickly by the public but the information is being redistributed back to the public for more people to receive the information. This occurs through many social media websites like Facebook

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    impact on law enforcement. As its usage has emerged, two sides have formed regarding the implementation of this controversial technology. Proponents of this strategy, including law enforcement agencies and technology companies, have backed the efficient and effective nature of predictive policing. Critics of the technology claim that policing tactics such as predictive algorithms and hotspot monitoring have created more problems than they have solved, and that they have placed a wall between law enforcement

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    Forth Amendment Essay

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    article The Right to Quantitative Privacy discuss the challenges of modern surveillance technologies as they relate to Forth Amendment rights (2013). Grey and Citron assert that: The Fourth Amendment requires is a set of policies and practices that limit the discretion of law enforcement, provide for meaningful judicial review, and effect a reasonable accommodation of both the legitimate interests of law enforcement in preventing, detecting, and prosecuting crime, and the privacy interests of citizens

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    without engendering significant public concern. As long as the most significant fear was a speeding ticket in the low three figures, the technology of mounting a moving or stationary camera with the ability to detect and capture automobile license plates was allowed to live in peace. Since the year 2000, however, and in part due to the falling costs of the technology and digital storage space , the United States has seen a drastic increase in the numbers of the traffic camera’s mechanically-similar

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    science, and engineering to matters of law,” (2014). The emphasis here is the use of technology and science by law enforcement officers and agencies and is accepted and recognized by the criminal justice system. It is seen as scientific technology or Criminalistics, (Dempsey & Forst, 2013). While technology plays a role in this, it is most recognized by the use of science by law enforcement and allowing scientific information to be admissible in the court of law. For this reason, forensic science is

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    Proactive Policing

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    policing can have preventative effects, they are often limited when compared to that of proactive policing. There are certain situations where a reactive officer can be effective and help prevent future criminal activity in an area. However, the steps taken by a proactive officer can largely improve upon the effectiveness in

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    The Future of Policing

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    basis. For many American citizens existing in the modern age, life seems to run quite smoothly, and what we often take for granted is the fact that this smooth nature has much to do with the successful policing of our country by thousands of law enforcement officials who go to work every day to protect not only our safety, but our way of life. The United States, like so many countries around the world, has a particular government entity that works to ensure the maintenance of internal order within

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    age, technology has a big influence on people lives and one of these influences is the use of recording videos. Going on the internet you can find any type of video and stream it, which can be good for a learning experience, but it also could have a negative experience as well. This is no different for police with body worn cameras, since there is always will be pros and cons when dealing with devices like video cameras. As technology grows so does the idea of using the technology in the law enforcement

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    “Technology has become a major source of expenditure and innovation in law enforcement in the last four decades and is often assumed to hold great potential for enhancing the ability of police to do their work” (Lum et al. 135). As it is seen throughout time, technology does have many effects on criminal justice. These effects are finding suspects, surveillance, and crime investigations. With the standards of finding a suspect, it is not easy as expected. Compared from the past to present, technology

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    thesis statement: Societies dependence and advancement in technology are increasingly rising;

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