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From the Directors: Decision Factors for Adopting a Technology

NCJ Number
250302
Date Published
October 2016
Length
2 pages
Author(s)
Nancy Rodriguez Ph.D.; Chris Tillery
Agencies
NIJ-Sponsored
Publication Type
Issue Overview
Annotation
This article outlines and details key steps and decisions a law enforcement organization should take in determining the adoption of new technologies.
Abstract
Technology is a key component of any law enforcement operation new, innovative technologies can support more efficient crime prevention and response; better protect police officers and the public; and potentially improve relationships between law enforcement and the community through better, more transparent exchanges of information. This brief article outlines and details key steps and decisions a law enforcement organization should take in determining the adoption of new technologies.
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