Criminals and Technology
Criminals, law enforcement, and the public have access to many types of technology. Cell phones, G.P.S., home computers, and the Internet are commonplace. Advanced weaponry and security systems are used throughout our society as well. Technology has not only enhanced law enforcement effectiveness; it has also impacted the effectiveness of criminals.
Based on the reading assignment for this week, address the following:
- Explain two technological developments that are common to law enforcement today and how they are used.
- Describe the effectiveness of the chosen technologies and discuss how they impact a law enforcement agent’s job.
- Criminals also have access to technology. Identify two technological developments that criminals commonly use today. Describe these technologies and explain how they are used by criminals.
- Explain strategies that law enforcement use to combat criminals who use technology to commit crimes.
The paper must be two to three pages in length (not including title and reference pages) and formatted according to APA style. You must use at least two scholarly sources (at least one of which can be found in the Ashford University Library) other than the textbook to support your claims and subclaims. Cite your sources in text and on the reference page. For information regarding APA samples and tutorials, visit the Ashford Writing Center, within the Learning Resources tab on the left navigation toolbar.