Technology and Law Enforcement-New DOJ Report

Observations Technology has not had a game-changing impact on policing in terms of dramatically altering the philosophies and strategies used for preventing crime, responding to crime, or improving public safety. The bottom line of technology? It’s very labor intensive for it to be effective. Author  Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of speaking for national […]

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GPS and Social Media Surveillance-Best Hope for Corrections?

Observations Electronic monitoring data on reductions of technical violations and returns to prison indicate the possibility of a more effective and humane way to supervise high-risk offenders. But the only efficient way for that to happen is to staff a real-time, 24-365 operation where there are experts to evaluate the data and to come to […]

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“Are You Kidding Me?” Does Geo-Location Mean More Crime?

Crime news by Crime in America.Net To the loyal listeners of the “Buzz Out Loud” daily technology podcast, location devices are a frequent topic. “I know where you are” rants the reincarnation of Katharine Hepburn as channeled by Molly Wood, one of the interesting and frighteningly knowledgeable cast. Their discussion on show 1182 (http://www.cnet.com/buzz-out-loud-podcast/) focused […]

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Is Technology Leading to 3.4 Million People Being Stalked?

Gentlereaders: We now have a day and age where people can be stalked via the Internet and GPS devices. Privacy may be a luxury of the past. Did you ever Google yourself? You would be surprised to find that there is considerable personal information on just about anyone on the net. The good people at  Facebook […]

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Criminal Offenders:GPS-Satellite Tracking of Criminal Offenders-New Articles

Gentlereaders: GPS or satellite tracking of offenders may be one of the most innovative methods of community supervision available. While far from foolproof, satellite tracking provides the incentive for many offenders to stay clear of crime and prompt many to come into compliance with the terms of their supervision.  Please note, however, that tracking and […]

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