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Information Technology and the Criminal Justice System

Information Technology and the Criminal Justice System Author April Pattavina
ISBN-10 0761930183
Release 2005
Pages 293
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Information Technology and the Criminal Justice System suggests that information technology in criminal justice will continue to challenge us to think about how we turn information into knowledge, who can use that knowledge, and for what purposes. In this text, editor April Pattavina synthesizes the growing body of research in information technology and criminal justice. Contributors examine what has been learned from past experiences, what the current state of IT is in various components of the criminal justice system, and what challenges lie ahead.



Information Technology and the Criminal Justice System

Information Technology and the Criminal Justice System Author April Pattavina
ISBN-10 9780761930198
Release 2005
Pages 293
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Information Technology and the Criminal Justice System suggests that information technology in criminal justice will continue to challenge us to think about how we turn information into knowledge, who can use that knowledge, and for what purposes. In this text, editor April Pattavina synthesizes the growing body of research in information technology and criminal justice. Contributors examine what has been learned from past experiences, what the current state of IT is in various components of the criminal justice system, and what challenges lie ahead.



Information Technology and the Criminal Justice System

Information Technology and the Criminal Justice System Author April Pattavina
ISBN-10 9781506317816
Release 2004-10-28
Pages 304
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Information Technology and the Criminal Justice System suggests that information technology in criminal justice will continue to challenge us to think about how we turn information into knowledge, who can use that knowledge, and for what purposes. In this text, editor April Pattavina synthesizes the growing body of research in information technology and criminal justice. Contributors examine what has been learned from past experiences, what the current state of IT is in various components of the criminal justice system, and what challenges lie ahead.



Introduction to Criminal Justice Information Systems

Introduction to Criminal Justice Information Systems Author Ralph Ioimo
ISBN-10 9781498788366
Release 2016-04-05
Pages 335
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The proliferation of information systems throughout the criminal justice system has prompted many universities supporting criminal justice programs to add criminal justice information systems technology to their curriculums. Several universities have gone so far as to hire professors with specializations in information technology and to offer criminal justice information systems as an area of concentration. Introduction to Criminal Justice Information Systems gives an overview of the various software systems and technologies currently used in the criminal justice environment. The book covers a variety of topics critical to each member of the criminal justice system: police, prosecutor, courts, and corrections. It details the current systems in use, how they are used, and how separate systems interact with others. It also suggests how the current technology and the processes built upon it will evolve. While designed as a textbook to meet the needs of an introductory criminal justice information technology course, Introduction to Criminal Justice Information Systems is also a flexible resource useful to professionals in relevant areas of the criminal justice system. With rapidly increasing development and use of technology in modern law enforcement, this book provides a much-needed reference for those who are responsible for its implementation as well as an essential introduction to those who will become responsible for it. An instructor's manual is available as an electronic download upon request.



The Routledge Handbook of Technology Crime and Justice

The Routledge Handbook of Technology  Crime and Justice Author M. R. McGuire
ISBN-10 113882013X
Release 2016-12-15
Pages 728
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Technology has become increasingly important to both the function and our understanding of the justice process. Many forms of criminal behaviour are highly dependent upon technology, and crime control has become a predominantly technologically driven process one where traditional technological aids such as fingerprinting or blood sample analysis are supplemented by a dizzying array of tools and techniques including surveillance devices and DNA profiling. This book offers the first comprehensive and holistic overview of global research on technology, crime and justice. It is divided into five parts, each corresponding with the key stages of the offending and justice process: Part I addresses the current conceptual understanding of technology within academia and the criminal justice system; Part II gives a comprehensive overview of the current relations between technology and criminal behaviour; Part III explores the current technologies within crime control and the ways in which technology underpins contemporary formal and informal social control; Part IV sets out some of the fundamental impacts technology is now having upon the judicial process; Part V reveals the emerging technologies for crime, control and justice and considers the extent to which new technology can be effectively regulated. This landmark collection will be essential reading for academics, students and theorists within criminology, sociology, law, engineering and technology, and computer science, as well as practitioners and professionals working within and around the criminal justice system. "



Technology for Justice

Technology for Justice Author Dory Reiling
ISBN-10 9789087280710
Release 2009
Pages 310
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"Technology for Justice examines the impact of IT on the administration of justice. Drawing on a broad variety of sources such as comparative studies, statistics, case law and legal studies on the use of IT in court, Reiling examines how IT can help remedy judicial delays, lack of access to justice and court corruption. She also explores the potential of the Internet technology for increasing access to legal information as a means of self help with settlement and support for court access"--Provided by publisher.



CRIMINAL JUSTICE TECHNOLOGY IN THE 21st CENTURY

CRIMINAL JUSTICE TECHNOLOGY IN THE 21st CENTURY Author Laura J. Moriarty
ISBN-10 9780398091514
Release 2017-01-09
Pages 296
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This third edition, arriving nearly 12 years after the previous one, is not only timely but overdue. This text offers a welcome and appropriate mixture of knowledge or information about specific types of technology along with empirical studies of certain technology used in various subcomponents of the criminal justice system. This text consists of 12 chapters, with eight completely new and four substantially revised and updated. The text is arranged into two parts: law enforcement technology and public safety technology. Major topics include: technology infrastructure: what it is and how it’s changing; current overview of law enforcement technology; body-worn cameras: the new normal; avoiding the technological panacea of the body-worn camera; examining perceptions of technology-enabled crimes; digital forensics; technological advancements in keeping victims safe; the evolution of offender electronic monitoring: from radio signals to satellite technology; technoprisons: technology and prisons; inside the Darknet: techno-crime and criminal opportunity; securing cyberspace in the 21st century; and assessing the deployment of automated license place recognition technology and strategies to improve public safety. Numerous illustrations and tables highlight the chapter contents. Students, educators, and practitioners will find this new edition most useful as it provides practical knowledge about different technology advances and projections on many levels. This third edition has developed into an excellent resource that allows both neophyte and expert to learn state-of-the-art information.



Police Technology

Police Technology Author Raymond E. Foster
ISBN-10 0131149571
Release 2004-07
Pages 452
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Part 1 - Introduction to theory and basics : Ch. 1 Introduction to police technology -- Ch. 2 Computer Basics -- Ch. 3 Wireless Communications -- Ch. 4 Networks -- Ch. 5 Geographic Information System [GIS] -- Ch. 6 A brief history of Police Technology -- Part 2 - Strategic Information Systems and Technologies: Ch. 7 Communications Dispatch Centers -- Ch. 8 Agency Systems -- Ch. 9 External Systems -- Ch. 10 The Internet and Law Enforcement -- Ch. 11 Information Exchange -- Ch. 12 Crime analysis -- Part 3 - Tactical Information Systems : Ch. 13 Technology in Investigations -- Ch. 14 Wiretaps -- Ch. 15 Tracking and surveillance -- Ch.16 Hi-Tech Crime -- Ch. 17 Major Incident and Response -- Ch. 18 Technology in the Street -- Part 4 - Technology in Police management : Ch. 19 Personnel and Training -- Ch. 20 Implementing and Managing Technology -- Ch. 21 Emerging and Future Technologies.



Militarizing the American Criminal Justice System

Militarizing the American Criminal Justice System Author Peter B. Kraska
ISBN-10 1555534767
Release 2001
Pages 175
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Controlling threats to national security has long been the mission of the U.S. military, while civilian law enforcement has dealt with domestic problems of crime, illegal drugs, and internal disorder. This groundbreaking collection argues persuasively that the conventional distinctions between these two forces are becoming blurred and considers the far-reaching consequences of the disquieting trend to militarize the nation's criminal justice system. The contributors examine the historical and current interrelationships between the military and police, illuminating such areas as the ideological similarities between waging real wars and fighting the wars on drugs and crime, the reshaping of the military's role after the end of the Cold War, the rapidly growing influence of advanced military technology in civilian society, and the adaptation of military models such as boot camps and SWAT teams in policing and corrections. As the lines between the military industrial complex and the criminal justice enterprise become ever more clouded, this work provides a much-needed evaluation of the thorny issues, dangers, and public policy ramifications raised by the entanglement between militari



DNA and the Criminal Justice System

DNA and the Criminal Justice System Author David Lazer
ISBN-10 026262186X
Release 2004
Pages 414
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Examines the impact of DNA technology on issues of ethics, civil liberties, privacy, and security.



Criminal Justice Internships

Criminal Justice Internships Author Gary R. Gordon
ISBN-10 9781437755329
Release 2010-04-07
Pages 200
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Designed as an introduction to internships and as a guidance manual for use at the internship site. Students will learn basics such as choosing an internship site, résumé writing techniques, interviewing skills, and the importance of setting and developing goals and assessing progress. Chapters end with practical exercises, such as: preparing for your internship; thinking about your internship placement; planning your internship; your role as an intern; thinking about your internship; political, economic and legal factors at your site; assessing your internship. Includes sample resumes, cover letters and more.



The Foundations of Communication in Criminal Justice Systems

The Foundations of Communication in Criminal Justice Systems Author Daniel Adrian Doss
ISBN-10 9781482236576
Release 2014-10-17
Pages 640
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Myriad forms of communication occur within the criminal justice system as judges and attorneys speak to juries, law enforcement officers interact with the public, and the news media presents stories of events in courtrooms. Hindrances abound, however. Law enforcement officers and justice system personnel often encounter challenges that affect their ability to communicate with others, ranging from language barriers, to conflicting accounts of witnessed events, to errors caused by malfunctioning technology. Examining the relevancy of the U.S. Constitution to modern communications, The Foundations of Communication in Criminal Justice Systems demonstrates how information is conveyed from multiple perspectives in a range of scenarios, enabling readers to see how these matters relate to and affect the criminal justice system. Topics covered include: How to use the communications process within the justice system from the crafting of messages through the solicitation of feedback Effective methods for persuading individuals and audiences Federal regulations in the workplace and workplace communications tactics How law enforcement and public safety entities use marketing and advertising to influence the general public How to use multimedia resources when communicating Using multiple communications styles to support effective leadership The book concludes with discussions on innovations in communication technology, natural language processing, cybernetics, and other emerging concepts. With an emphasis on logical reasoning in communication, the book explores the perspectives of numerous players in the justice system, from patrol officers to attorneys. Supplemented by examples of written communication templates that can be adapted within a law enforcement organization, it provides readers with solid theoretical and applied approaches to the subject matter.



Introduction to Criminal Justice

Introduction to Criminal Justice Author Lawrence F. Travis III
ISBN-10 9781317522300
Release 2015-05-20
Pages 576
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This student-friendly introductory text describes the criminal justice process—outlining the decisions, practices, people, and issues involved. It provides a solid introduction to the mechanisms of the criminal justice system, with balanced coverage of the issues presented by each facet of the process, including a thorough review of practices and controversies in law enforcement, the criminal courts, and corrections.



Criminal Investigation

Criminal Investigation Author James W. Osterburg
ISBN-10 9781317523260
Release 2013-04-29
Pages 720
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This text presents the fundamentals of criminal investigation and provides a sound method for reconstructing a past event (i.e., a crime), based on three major sources of information — people, records, and physical evidence. Its tried-and-true system for conducting an investigation is updated with the latest techniques available, teaching the reader new ways of obtaining information from people, including mining the social media outlets now used by a broad spectrum of the public; how to navigate the labyrinth of records and files currently available online; and fresh ways of gathering, identifying, and analyzing physical evidence.



Virtual Reality and the Criminal Justice System

Virtual Reality and the Criminal Justice System Author Bobbie Ticknor
ISBN-10 9781498534284
Release 2018-02-19
Pages 102
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This book explores how virtual reality can be used to improve traditional cognitive behavior therapy, a widely used therapeutic technique used to treat offenders, by offering a controlled environment where offenders can learn new skills, role play, and practice scenarios that they may find when back in the community.



The Oxford Handbook of Law Regulation and Technology

The Oxford Handbook of Law  Regulation and Technology Author Roger Brownsword
ISBN-10 9780191502231
Release 2017-07-20
Pages 1216
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The variety, pace, and power of technological innovations that have emerged in the 21st Century have been breathtaking. These technological developments, which include advances in networked information and communications, biotechnology, neurotechnology, nanotechnology, robotics, and environmental engineering technology, have raised a number of vital and complex questions. Although these technologies have the potential to generate positive transformation and help address 'grand societal challenges', the novelty associated with technological innovation has also been accompanied by anxieties about their risks and destabilizing effects. Is there a potential harm to human health or the environment? What are the ethical implications? Do this innovations erode of antagonize values such as human dignity, privacy, democracy, or other norms underpinning existing bodies of law and regulation? These technological developments have therefore spawned a nascent but growing body of 'law and technology' scholarship, broadly concerned with exploring the legal, social and ethical dimensions of technological innovation. This handbook collates the many and varied strands of this scholarship, focusing broadly across a range of new and emerging technology and a vast array of social and policy sectors, through which leading scholars in the field interrogate the interfaces between law, emerging technology, and regulation. Structured in five parts, the handbook (I) establishes the collection of essays within existing scholarship concerned with law and technology as well as regulatory governance; (II) explores the relationship between technology development by focusing on core concepts and values which technological developments implicate; (III) studies the challenges for law in responding to the emergence of new technologies, examining how legal norms, doctrine and institutions have been shaped, challenged and destabilized by technology, and even how technologies have been shaped by legal regimes; (IV) provides a critical exploration of the implications of technological innovation, examining the ways in which technological innovation has generated challenges for regulators in the governance of technological development, and the implications of employing new technologies as an instrument of regulatory governance; (V) explores various interfaces between law, regulatory governance, and new technologies across a range of key social domains.



World Criminal Justice Systems

World Criminal Justice Systems Author Richard J. Terrill
ISBN-10 9781317228813
Release 2015-10-30
Pages 768
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World Criminal Justice Systems, Ninth Edition, provides an understanding of major world criminal justice systems by discussing and comparing the systems of six of the world’s countries -- each representative of a different type of legal system. An additional chapter on Islamic law uses three examples to illustrate the range of practice within Sharia. Political, historical, organizational, procedural, and critical issues confronting the justice systems are explained and analyzed. Each chapter contains material on government, police, judiciary, law, corrections, juvenile justice, and other critical issues. The ninth edition features an introduction directing students to the resources they need to understand comparative criminal justice theory and methodology. The chapter on Russia includes consideration of the turmoil in post-Soviet successor states, and the final chapter on Islamic law examines the current status of criminal justice systems in the Middle East.